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September 4: Happy Birthday Damon Wayans and Whitney Cummings

Damon Wayans, Sr., (as we should refer to him since Damon Jr. also has a fairly successful acting career going) is celebrating birthday number 57 today.  885 more words

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The Film Noir Odyssey

Writer: John Paxton

Based on the novel “The Brick Foxhole” by Richard Brooks

Director: Edward Dmytryk

Cinematographer: J. Roy Hunt

Music: Roy Webb… 1,259 more words

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The Sniper

Writer: Harry Brown

Story: Edna Anhalt & Edward Anhalt

Director: Edward Dmytryk

Cinematographer: Burnett Guffey

Music: George Antheil

Cast: Arthur Franz, Adolphe Menjou, Richard Kiley… 1,163 more words

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47 Movie Blogs #33 – Movies About Memory

Today we are talking about movies about memory, something that lots of movies have dealt with in one way or another, for both dramatic and comedic effect. 1,791 more words


Warlock (1959)

A small town terrorised by outlaws hires gunman Henry Fonda as unofficial lawman but when the bodies start to mount up, local cowpoke Richard Widmark steps in as sheriff causing tensions for all concerned. 177 more words


“‘Okay Marlowe,’ I said to myself. ‘You’re a tough guy. You’ve been sapped twice, choked, beaten silly with a gun, shot in the arm until you’re crazy as a couple of waltzing mice. 22 more words


Special Veteran's Day Edition: BACK TO BATAAN (RKO 1945)

John Wayne  and Anthony Quinn fight World War II on the backlots of RKO (subbing for the jungles of the Philippines) in BACK TO BATAAN, a stirring exercise in propaganda ripped from headlines of the era. 801 more words

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