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Out of the Past (1947)

If ever a movie made me want to smoke and drink scotch on the rocks, it was Out of The Past.  Everything about this movie works from the laconic performance of Robert Mitchum as a private detective to Kirk Douglas’ mobster who hires him to find the luminous Jane Greer.  52 more words

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A Conversation with Hollywood Legend Alex Cord

Many of you will recognize Alex Cord as the character Archangel from the TV series Airwolf, alongside Ernest Borgnine and Jan-Michael Vincent. Cord has also appeared in other hit TV series including: Mission Impossible, Simon and Simon, Jake and the Fatman and Murder She Wrote. 1,416 more words

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The Final Countdown (1980)

It’s been a few decades since I watched this the last time. I knew it as USS Nimitz back then and in the years after I watched it I’ve mistaken it for The Philadelphia Experiment quite a few times *laughs* It’s the main reason it took me some years to watch that movie. 171 more words

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A to Z Challenge: Fictional Favorites, Day 15

O is for — Odysseus, from Homer’s The Odyssey

“Sing in me, Muse, and through me tell the story
of that man skilled in all ways of contending,
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Where Are They Now?

Some actors from Kubrick’s much earlier films  have been dead for a number of years. Peter Sellers died in 1980, Frank Silvera (Killers Kiss) 803 more words

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Mickey Rooney and Hollywood History

by Patrick McCarthy

When Mickey Rooney died this week at the age of ninety-three, it marked not just the end of his own nine-decade film career, but the final passing of an entire era of film-making history. 801 more words

The Final Countdown 1980

As time travel paradox movies go, The Final Countdown deals itself a fascinating hand; Don Taylor’s film imagines a state-of-the-art aircraft carrier sent back in time to moments before Pearl Harbour. 73 more words

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