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I've Always Depended on the Kindness of Strangers

A frazzled Blanche Dubois arrives by train in New Orleans to visit her sister Stella Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire - A Movie Review

When the movie The Streetcar Named Desire first showed in 1951, Americans must have felt like this was the true story of their nation, the old world, old values, falling apart, all at once. 517 more words

Cinema Review

A Streetcar Named Desire

Released:  1951

Cast:  Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden

Oscar Wins:  Best Actress (Vivien Leigh), Best Supporting Actor (Karl Malden), Best Supporting Actress (Kim Hunter), Best Art Direction – Set Decoration, Black-and-White (Richard Day, George Hopkins) 839 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Guest Blogger, Michael Patrick Gaffney: “Oh Shut the Stage Door and When Thou Has Done So Come Weep with Me!”

A few days ago, my friend Michael relayed to me something that had recently happened to him. After he told me the story, I told him that he should write a guest blog about it, the event had riled him so. 1,089 more words

Pack up all my care and woe...

The title of this post is from Bye Bye Blackbird, which was the favorite song of someone I knew who died from Alzheimer’s — or as my young niece calls it, Old Timer’s. 1,252 more words


"The Departure" - A Streetcar Prequel by Gillian Anderson

“Actors often talk of a role getting under their skin, but rarely as much as Gillian Anderson with her performance as Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire.”

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Erinyes {The furies Slight)

And if beauty should die by the knife
Behold her eyes as they expire
Wait for her annilhation
Then the bitch must burn at both ends… 443 more words