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Retro Cinema Wrap-Up, Feb. 23-March 1, 2015

MONDAY (February 23)

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TUESDAY (February 24)

Diesel Filling Station
DEATH BECOMES HER (1992), Robert Zemeckis – 10pm
Nerd Film Mafia (following NerdCore Trivia) 137 more words

Retro-Cinema Wrap-Up

"The Way We Were"

Opposites attract, but only for a while in the 1973 tear-jerker The Way We Were. Starring Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand, the film is an American love story set amid the political turmoil before, during, and after World War II. 312 more words

Sydney Pollack

Film Review: M (1931)

Directed By: Fritz Lang

Written By: Thea Von Harbou, Fritz Lang

Starring: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut

Peter Lorre became known for his work as the creepy, slimey type of bad guy, epitomised by his role in… 754 more words


The Big Combo, Happy Anniversary! Premiered February 13th, 1955?

First as to date, I should begin by saying that on Sunday, February 13th, 1955, The Big Combo premiered in Japan and the United States. But, that is incorrect. 630 more words

Film Premiers


Lauren Bacall, who was not very tall,
had decided she’d like to be caught,
so became after all Bogey’s new moll,
the to-have of have and have not.

poem © copyright Brian Shirra 2015


Witness for the Prosecution, Happy Anniversary! A Delicious Treat Served, February 6th, 1958?

First the Appetizer:

Witness for the Prosecution had its World Premiere in Los Angeles, at the Warner Beverly Hills Theater (9404 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills), on December 17, 1957; thereby qualifying for the 1958 Academy Awards. 598 more words

Film Premiers

Ten Great Films I've Never Seen - Part 1

I’ve not seen any of the following ten classic films. My aim is to make sure I see them all by the end of the year. 34 more words