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A Patch Of Blue

I Just wanted to share with you one of my favourite scenes from the 1965 classic A Patch of Blue directed by Guy Green. It stars Sidney Poitier and Elizabeth Hartman. 193 more words


A Nice, Clean Girl in a Nice, Clean World

The line “A nice, clean girl” &c is sneered — SNEERED! — by Richard Widmark at Linda Darnell in Joe Monkeybitch’s electrifying thriller / issues film NO WAY OUT. 490 more words


In The Heat Of The Night TV Series Coming To US Cable Channel Showtime

There seems to be a real trend in the US for channels – cable or otherwise – to delve into the ‘re-imagining’ market. Take FX’s Fargo – a superb series that managed to retain the tone and the look of the Coen brothers’ big-screen original while managing to construct an all-new story with new characters. 303 more words


Slumming With Denzel

My way of looking at Denzel Washington as he cruises to the cusp of 60 years young is he now makes two types of films.   The ones like Flight, American Gangster and… 839 more words

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Remembering Ruby Dee With Song & Dance In NYC

Ruby Dee, movie great, actress and civil rights activist was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a well attended Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song ‘Superwoman,’ Wynton Marsalis performed a number of moving  trumpet solos, and well-wisher were sent from her former co-star Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and the White House. 21 more words

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The Knit: the forever obsession

With fall in full swing and winter nipping at our heels I’ve made terms with losing out on summer. To be honest I think I spent much of this summer moaning that it wasn’t really much of one. 60 more words

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