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Films seen August

Dunkirk (2017 – Christopher Nolan)

 

There was a lot of talk about this film, but really, when it came down to it, it was utterly thrilling.  1,882 more words

Film 2017

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970) / Too Late Blues (1961)

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes – is just amazing despite being made almost 50 years ago. Robert Stephens is really the best Sherlock ever (this is what the new TV show tried to recreate, kinda made it, but not there yet). 16 more words

Film

Shadows (1959)

“The trouble with you is, you have a case of self-induced hysteria every time you hear the word ‘existentialism’.”

‘Shadows’, directed by John Cassavetes in 1959, is an American movie set amongst the ‘beat generation’ in New York. 309 more words

1950s

Kirk Douglas and Posse

I was recommended to Paramount Pictures by my friend – the editor of the film – to design the titles for Posse, a big western film starring and being directed by Kirk Douglas. 730 more words

Stories

Columbo: Etude in Black

It’s been a while since I visit with my favorite TV detective and his brilliant crime-solving techniques. Today I correct that with a look at  1,435 more words

Classic TV

Movies to watch boys to

Let me be clear: I love women. I’m an outspoken, Bechdel-reading feminist writer. I believe diversity of representation is vital in the arts, and I don’t endorse nor tolerate bigotry and exclusion. 1,850 more words

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