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Paul's Favorite Films - Number Seven

From the tragic and depressing “Ran,” we move on to the film that makes me cry tears of joy every time.

The strange mystery of life is that it can be simple yet complicated at the same time. 1,652 more words


They Were Expendable (1945)

There’s nothing very intriguing about a film entitled They Were Expendable. In essence we already know what the conclusion of the film is, however it is important to understand when this John Ford World War II docudrama was coming out. 549 more words

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Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 178 — ‘Bail Out’

Bobby springs Jenna from jail in “Bail Out,” while Sue Ellen liberates her own tongue. After discovering J.R. has cheated on her yet again, she stops playing the dutiful wife and begins speaking her mind, even if it means telling loved ones things they don’t want to hear. 1,102 more words


Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 177 — ‘Winds of War’

In “Winds of War,” J.R. insists he’s been faithful when Sue Ellen accuses him of cheating. He’s lying, of course, but why? Is he trying to spare his wife’s feelings, or is he trying to spare himself the embarrassment of another marital implosion? 1,084 more words

Larry Hagman

Trouble Along the Way (1953)

Take a dash of Going My Way, a pinch of Leo McCarey and a healthy dose of John Ford. Now stir in the skills of Michael Curtiz and the dramatic side of John Wayne with that hint of romanticism and voila! 630 more words

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