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Five 'Magic' Movies....

I love magic but no more than I love the other two big M words—Movies and Music. Well this week I want to list five movies that utilized magic in a way that really impressed me, or that just really enjoyed. 839 more words

Magic And Magicians

Do You Remember When? A Pin-Up Became a Princess...

In the 1940s and 1950s, there was no one “hotter” that Rita Hayworth. With a reserved striptease in the film Gilda, Hayworth became every man’s fantasy. 735 more words


The Prince of Wails: Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2, reviewed.

That’s Edward Gero as King Henry IV. I found out only the other day he was in Die Hard 2: Die Harder, a film I loved in 1990 but which  93 more words


450 anni di Shakespeare!

Il blog festeggia il 450esimo anniversario della nascita del Bardo con una selezione di immagini dai film più noti.

William Shakespeare, nato a Stratford Upon Avon il 23 aprile 1564. 113 more words

The Magnificent Ambersons (Orson Welles, 1942)

Accompanied by Orson Welles’s distinctive voice narrating the story’s background, this intriguing opening scene bears signs of a kind of filmmaking much ahead of its time. 873 more words

Opening Scenes

Cetăţeanul Kane - o capodoperă care va dăinui

Găsisem recent un top ten din cele mai bune filme din istorie, top realizat de mai mulţi critici de renume. M-a mirat faptul că în acel top nu era Citizen Kane, deşi încă nu-l văzusem până atunci. 707 more words


Frozen Peas (Mr. Orson Welles)

Frozen Peas is the colloquial term for a blooper audio clip wherein American filmmaker Orson Welles performs narration for a series of British television advertisements for… 21 more words