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All That Jazz (1979)

“No, nothing I ever do is good enough. Not beautiful enough, it’s not funny enough, it’s not deep enough, it’s not anything enough. Now, when I see a rose, that’s perfect. 370 more words


LP Look #1: 'Friends' and 'Moontan'

I just added two wonderful LPs to my collection, one from America’s greatest pop force and another from perhaps the Netherlands’ longest-running rock group. The first of which is the 1968 Beach Boys studio album… 1,645 more words

The Sting (1973)

Before anything else, I’d just like to acknowledge a minor role in this movie, played by Robert Earl Jones, father of James Earl.  His voice bears such a striking resemblance to his son’s famous baritone that I literally spent the first twenty minutes trying to place it before caving and looking it up.  527 more words

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Up in Smoke (1978) ----- Rating: 5.5/10

Up in Smoke is the Dude, Where’s my Car? of 1978.  Incredibly similar stories – two stoners have an adventure together and smoke way too much weed in the process – and even more similar in feel.   376 more words


The Night Strangler (1973 USA)

Get this straight, dear reader. No carnival or hoopla tactics will be tolerated in this review. This isn’t Funtown USA. I have standards here at highteadreams. 559 more words


Scheherazade ...

The trouble with classical music is that it has no punch. The notes have no attack; melodies wander aimlessly; movements stagnate. Where is the zing of a plucked metal string, or the thwack from a flick of a hickory stick on a taut sheet of calfskin? 1,372 more words


On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

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On a Clear Day You Can See Forever


Vincente Minnelli


  • Barbra Streisand as Daisy Gamble/ Lady Melinda Tentrees
  • Yves Montand as Dr.
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