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1955: Eve Miller

July 21, 1955 – On this day, mentally unstable Hollywood actress Eve Miller (31) stabbed herself in the abdomen after discovering that her lover, actor Glase Lohman, did not want to marry her. 249 more words

Mental Health

Out of the Past (1947)

      Writing about Out of the Past late Roger Ebert wrote a classical line: “There were guns in Out of the Past, but the real hostility came when… 851 more words

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Is It A Compliment To Tell Michael Douglas That He's Looking A Lot Like His Father?

Michael Douglas has always stood apart from his father his bit in the looks department. Where Kirk Douglas was always the stone chinned leading man with a clean look, Michael Douglas has always featured a shaggier look. 217 more words


Short Takes: Two Anti-War Classics

King and Country is a dark, brutal, effective attack on war by the exiled American Joseph Losey. A shell shocked soldier, one Private Hamp (Tom Courtenay), is put on trial for desertion after he walks away from the brutality and loss of humanity of war. 424 more words


Michael Douglas Bar Mitzvahs Son Dylan

“When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me.” … 309 more words


Dark World: In Praise of the Bitter Pleasures of Film Noir

Most people who love movies have seen a good number of noir films — whether they knew they were watching noir or not. After all, scores of classics — and countless lesser, but still thoroughly entertaining, films — from the 1940s and ’50s are noir titles: … 454 more words

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