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Christmas, Childhood, and Cable Spaghetti

A story by Moss Hart narrated by José Ferrer reminds this blogger of a story from his own childhood

At Christmastime, I often hearken back to… 1,685 more words


A Movie A Day #303: The Evil That Men Do (1984, directed by J. Lee Thompson)

Clement Molloch (Joseph Maher) is a doctor who uses his medical training to torture journalists and dissidents in an unnamed South American country.  Holland (Charles Bronson) is a former  CIA assassin, who is content with being retired.   212 more words


Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)

Dir. Michael Gordon. Starring Jose Ferrer, Ralph Clanton, Mala Parsons

Cyrano de Bergerac is a really tricky play to adapt, more or less as is, from stage to screen. 1,374 more words


Here is My Heart... On My Sleeve, Where You Can't Miss It: "Moulin Rouge" (1952)

By Scott Ross

Moulin Rouge is one of the most exquisitely beautiful movies of its time — 65 years after its release its lush images and extraordinary color palette pop off the screen. 1,082 more words


The Caine Mutiny (1954)

This is, naturally, based on the 1952 Pulitzer Prize-winning Herman Wouk novel. It is worse than the book–it lacks a lot of its humanity and complication, but that’s not surprising, as the book is very long and the movie is not. 388 more words

Fedora (1978)

Is it just me or is this like a lost, not quite classic Billy Wilder flick that reunites him with his leading man from Stalag 17 and Sunset Boulevard, William Holden for one more go around on the life of a Hollywood Diva who has long been out of the limelight ala Norma Desmond? 798 more words

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