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An introduction to what could become a mammoth blog

I’ve always appreciated the cinematic art, relishing that feeling of awe that can strike you in the hour or so after watching something truly special. Of course many of these moments etch their way permanently into my memory, but many do not, and recently I came upon  the realisation that many truly great moments in film history have probably been lost in the depths of my mind. 330 more words

501 Must See

Watching the Oscar Winners: "Grand Hotel" (1931/32)

“Grand Hotel. People coming, people going, nothing ever happens.” – Grand Hotel

Conrad Nagel hosted, the show was broadcast on national radio for the first time, Walt Disney was given a special award for the creation of Mickey Mouse, there was a controversial tie for Best Actor (!) and like every other year, Hollywood royalty showed up in all its splendor.

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Film Viewing: Casablanca

With the new school year off to a start, I’ve started film viewings in my Audio Video Production class. I have my students watch movies for a few reasons, the most important being to learn what a good movie is. 323 more words

From The Teacher

Thing to do: Classic movies - @YelmoCineClub

Tuesday!! now Tuesdays mean Classic movies, a great way to watch again the best cinema and enjoy again amazing moments!! Go with your kids and watch together that film that you love or go with friends to laugh again as you did time ago. 70 more words

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If You've Seen...The You Must See... (#1)

In recognition of the fact that this blog has completed its first year (year and 2 months to be exact since it began in July of 2013 but who’s counting?), welcome to a new feature that will run every other month or so. 775 more words

Classic Cinema

Film Pop: Gaslight

Year: 1944
Director: George Cukor
Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Joseph Cotten

As I mentioned recently, I don’t watch very many films at all at the moment – I’m way too busy reading.   538 more words

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