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Glengarry Glen Ross: Alec Baldwin's Motivational Speech

(Warning: If you work in a sales office environment and want to maintain a sense of enthusiasm towards your profession, this probably won’t help matters.) 95 more words


Oscars - Best Picture Winner #33

#33 – The Apartment (1960)

Welcome to the Sixties!

Mad Men IS this movie. I remember Joan says a line about this film in the show and how she feels bad for the woman being used by the sleazy business men. 290 more words


Jack Lemmon: How to Murder Your Wife (1965)

The Film and Performance:
A satirical film is more difficult than one may initially deem. In order to properly manipulate a circumstance or social situation, the event must be embellished enough that it fringes on lunacy, yet there is still enough realism that the film maintains its believability. 1,277 more words


Film review Mister Roberts (1955)

My First post of the new year brings me back to those film reviews I’ve been promising! This one will be about 1955’s Mister Roberts… 516 more words

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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Charles Ruggles, actor (1886-1970)

George Seigmann, actor & director (1882-1928)
Edith Evans, actress (1888-1976)
King Vidor, director, producer & screenwriter (1894-1982)
Lyle Talbot, actor (1902-1996) 39 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

February 8 in history

421 – Constantius III became co-Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.

1238 – The Mongols burned the Russian city of Vladimir.

1250 – Seventh Crusade: Crusaders engaged Ayyubid forces in the… 809 more words


The China Syndrome

A taut, tense and brilliantly acted thriller, The China Syndrome (1979) is as relevant today as it was over three-and-a-half decades ago. Loosely based on an actual incident that took place at Brown’s Ferry in Alabama in 1975, it’s the story of a near-disastrous event at a fictional nuclear power plant in California. 574 more words

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