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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

Fun Stuff

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

Sci-fi

O.K. At AFI Near DC.

Today (Monday), Tuesday and Thursday, the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD will run a 35mm print of John Sturges’ Gunfight At The O.K. Corral… 38 more words

1957

out of the past - 1947

Out of the Past is considered one of the defining works of film noir. I was reminded very much of Double Indemnity (1944), especially by the relationship of the two lead characters. 195 more words

Classics

Eddie Macon's Run (1983)

Here’s a later day Kirk Douglas film that I remember playing at the theater when I was growing up. The other kids in my age bracket were talking about John Schneider in a real big screen movie. 364 more words

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