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Shield for Murder

I am back to watching film noir with this 1954 bad cop film.

The story starts with bad cop shooting a bookie in the back, then nicking off with the twenty-five large ones he knew the bookie had on him. 199 more words


New Lease of Life for Lloyd Loom

New look for the Lloyd Loom from Limehouse

With a fresh lick of paint this Lloyd Loom cane seat has been given a new lease of life. 64 more words


Wild Strawberries (1957)

After first seeing this a few years ago (perhaps second Bergman after¬†7S) I’d largely forgotten the tone, thinking it was a nostalgia trip. Truth is its more all over the place than most people seem to think. 215 more words


#650 A Man Escaped (1956)

Robert Bresson, The Sublime Minimalist Part 4

#650 A Man Escaped

1956 // France // Robert Bresson

Criterion Collection (LINK)

Hands over the Prison… 1,238 more words

Criterion Collection

A Mighty Fine Line

Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World by Billy Bragg, Faber & Faber, 2017

Imagine a genre in popular music in which the most famous band is made up entirely of high school kids with virtually no musical experience. 1,790 more words

Reel Infatuation: Rhoda, what a way to behave!

“Oh yes, children often commit murders. And quite clever ones too.”

I love a killer. Her golden hair is plaited in two long pigtails, her eyes are bright and curious, and her smile is the sweetest thing you’ve ever seen.

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