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Thursday Matinee - Monsignor Quixote - Alec Guinness, Leo McKern

A little gem, excellent cast, from 1987 from a story by Graham Greene

Bacall is Greene

As history has it, Warner Bros.’s Hottest Property of 1945 was almost iced by a dish of cold stew titled Confidential Agent, a legend that, like the Edsel or New Coke, has acquired a weirdly appealing aura of Epic Flop. 1,665 more words

Noir

Sin vs. Flourishing

This week’s Mubi selection prompted a viewing of Brighton Rock, an allegedly classic British film noir based on Graham Greene’s novel of the same name. … 928 more words

Roman Catholicism

High Buildings, Low Morals by Rob Baker | The Great Wen

I wrote about Rob Baker’s last book – Beautiful Idiots, Brilliant Lunatics – a couple of years ago. It’s a collection of London-based short histories inspired by Rob’s superb blog, Another Nickel In The Machine. 37 more words

20th Century

Wind River (2017)

I’m going to start by admitting that this is not the first time I’m sitting down to write my review of Wind River. It’s the third time, and technically the fourth, since the first time I tried, I didn’t actually get past the title. 931 more words

Movie

Molly's Game (2017)

Plot: Molly (Jessica Chastain) is surprised by the arrival of a small militia of FBI agent at her apartment’s door, armed to the teeth and instructed to arrest her, then haul her into custody. 541 more words

Aaron Sorkin & "Molly's Game"

Being someone who enjoys Aaron Sorkin’s work, this is the films I’ve been looking forward to checking out since it was announced. With it finally being released, I’m hoping to get the chance of watching it, as the premise for the film sounds interesting. 136 more words

Films