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Academy Awards

With Oscars happening just over a week ago, here is a reminder for all the actors – it’s great not to be nominated!

And a bit more from the 2 legendary actors, who’s portfolio includes numerous westerns – 1959, still not nominated. 14 more words


Movie Monday* 02.23.15 Would there have been a WILD BUNCH without THE PROFESSIONALS?

THE PROFESSIONALS (Approved, 117 min., Pax Enterprises, Colombia, Nov. 2, 1966)

THE PROFESSIONALS was nominated for 3 Academy Awards – Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Cinematography. 178 more words

Movie Monday

“Sex is something you know very little about if you need a definition of it. I knew I could make the ‘Eternity’ heroine sexy without obvious hip – wriggling and eye – rolling, which would have been horribly embarrassing. 19 more words

Deborah Kerr

Along Came Jones (1945)

“The Coop” takes a poke at his own image and brings Loretta Young along for the adventure.

Long before actors like Burt Lancaster moved into producing their own films in the fifties Gary Cooper took a shot at it with this light hearted western that takes his likable yet simple minded Mr. 567 more words

Daily Take

Il Gattopardo [The Leopard] (1963)


The Leopard is a film of grand historical sweep and huge ambition with a great many extravagant set-pieces. It’s also a film of great subtlety and grace, held together by the charisma and power of its three central stars, the masculine and powerful Burt Lancaster, the preposterously handsome and cocky Alain Delon and the orgasmically beautiful Claudia Cardinale. 63 more words

Film Reviews

From Here to Eternity (1953)

“The famous love scene on the beach had never been done before and it’s still I think one of the most erotic scenes. 59 more words

Deborah Kerr

I maccheroni del Gattopardo

“L’aspetto di quei babelici pasticci era degno di evocare fremiti di ammirazione…. il preludio della sensazione di delizia che si sprigionava dall’interno quando il coltello squarciava la crosta”. 307 more words