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#232- The Godfather

Thanks for the suggestion, Josh!

Quick recap: A charming, uplifting story about a close-knit Sicilian family.

Fun (?) fact: The cat held by Marlon Brando in the beginning of the film was just a stray he found on the lot. 420 more words


The Three Musketeers (1973)

When it’s on: Sunday, 14 February (8.05 am)
Channel: ITV3
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I’ve tried to be better at reading the classics than I am, but one title I had no trouble with was Alexandre Dumas’s… 1,242 more words


Poppy by Elizabeth Arden

Artist uncredited. Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Vogue, April 1977.


"And suddenly the memory returns..."

And suddenly the memory returns. The taste was that of the little crumb of madeleine which on Sunday mornings at Combray (because on those mornings I did not go out before church-time), when I went to say good day to her in her bedroom, my aunt Léonie used to give me, dipping it first in her own cup of real or of lime-flower tea.

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Review: Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971)

Recently I listened to an episode of the Bret Easton Ellis podcast in which the show’s namesake interviewed director Quentin Tarantino, who was in promotion mode for his latest post-modern mash-up, The Hateful Eight. 911 more words


Get Some Air Fatso!: Dirty Harry and Film Paradise

In a present that is filled with violence, due to protesting, mass shootings, and terrorism, the public wants to put most of the blame on the media, specifically video games. 908 more words