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Screening: Mr. Roberts (1955) And No Time For Sergeants (1958).

Durham’s Carolina Theatre is bringing two fine, funny films to town on Friday, July 17: Mister Roberts (1955) and No Time For Sergeants (1958). 193 more words

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27th June - On This Day In History

Born:

1983 Dale Steyn (South African cricketer)

Died:

2001 Jack Lemmon (actor)

On This Day:

1977 Djibouti gains independence 

Have a great Saturday, 27th June

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Billy Wilder's SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959)

To honor Billy Wilder’s birthday (today would have been his 109th birthday), I’m sharing my thoughts on one of his most beloved comedies of all-time, SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959). 1,110 more words

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Drowning in Waves of Money: Glengarry Glen Ross

David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross is frequently great, and it is obviously cinema, although it must said about those two words, “great” and “cinema”, that this adaptation doesn’t know how to bind them. 1,069 more words

Review

The War Between Men and Women (1972)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 2 out of 10

4-Word Review: Misogynist cartoonist goes blind.

Peter Wilson (Jack Lemmon) is a popular cartoonist whose drawings depict women in disparaging ways. 512 more words

Movies

Shut Up and Deal: 55 Years of The Apartment

With modern dramas focusing on more edgy topics such as rape, drugs, sexuality, and mental illnesses, we tend to forget how tight Hollywood used to be on what could be portrayed on the big screen. 475 more words

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The Klaus Kinski Explosion

I can never get to much of a good Klaus Kinski story.

His films with Werner Herzog are the stuff of legends. The stories whether fabricated as Herzog has suggested or not are still both hilarious and mesmerizing. 574 more words

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