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"Invasion of the Body Snatchers" puts a hook into your psyche with a roller coaster of terror

“Invasion of the Body Snatchers” (1956), directed by Don Siegel, musical score by Carmen Dragon, screenplay by Daniel Mainwaring, based upon the novel “The Body Snatchers,” 2,692 more words

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“Trip to Bountiful” depicts resilience of the human spirit

“The Trip to Bountiful” (1985) directed by Peter Masterson, written by Horton Foote

By Professor Guy Q. Publix
Playwright Horton Foote’s “The Trip of Bountiful” 2,748 more words

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“Ace in the Hole” takes dim view of reporters and human nature; Kirk Douglas plays role to perfection

“Ace in the Hole” (1951), Directed by Billy Wilder, Written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels & Walter Newman

By Professor Guy Q. Publix
Cynical, manipulative, amoral are but a few choice adjectives to describe erstwhile big city newspaper reporter Charles (Chuck) Tatum. 2,507 more words

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“A Face in the Crowd”: A riveting study of charisma and manipulation

By Professor Guy Q. Publix
“A Face in the Crowd” (1957): One of 100 Movies You Should See Before You Die


There’s a person out there — somewhere in our society — who is a gifted, intelligent loner, and who is an amoral misanthrope. 1,746 more words

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"Ride the High Country": A modern version of an old time western morality play


By Professor Guy Q. Publix
“Ride the High Country” can be considered the first modern Western, and the last of the old time strict morality plays set in the old West. 1,950 more words

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The Professor begins his countdown to 100 with "The Sweet Hereafter"

A MOVIE REVIEW: “THE SWEET HEREAFTER”

By Professor Guy Q. Publix
Imagine a new day beginning in the stark darkness of an early December morning in a small British Columbia hamlet. 2,104 more words

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