Irwin Allen’s production of “The Towering Inferno” is proof positive that even if lightning is unlikely to strike the same spot twice, there is no restriction of the duplication of stupid ideas for movies. 267 more words
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I finished reading this play within the last hour, and I’m not quite sure how I feel about it just yet. Since it’s written by Tennessee Williams, it’s bound to be good, but I can’t quite tell 312 more words
I believe we all have secret superpowers—those things that we naturally do better than anyone else. The boyfriend, for example, can quote back lines from movies verbatim even if he only heard them once, 10 years ago. 610 more words
Johnny Hooker (Robert Redford) is con-artist, a tactical, cool, calm and somewhat brash individual.
Crime, corruption and revenge set the tone for “The Sting”, a formal vision of 1930’s Chicago that tells the story of Hooker and partner Henry Gondorff (Paul Newman) setting out to execute an intricate, thorough and delicate heist on unscrupulous gangster Doyle Lonnegan. 411 more words
Paul Newman plays a down-and-out lawyer who spends his days drinking himself to death, until he’s thrown a lifeline with a seemingly cut-and-dry medical case. But before he can get justice done the forces of the establishment close ranks against him, leaving him against a biased judge, the medical profession and the Catholic church. 269 more words