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My Favorite Scene: Lawrence of Arabia (1962) "A Funny Sense of Fun"

1963 brought Oscar voters one of their biggest dilemmas of all-time as they had to choose between Lawrence of Arabia and To Kill a Mockingbird… 210 more words


Miss Sadie Thompson (1953)

One of the more identifiable movie roles for ‘The Love Goddess” Rita Hayworth, Miss Sadie Thompson was originally released in 3D to cash in on the 50’s craze and allow the marketing department to remind the male viewers that should they pay the price of a ticket, Rita will be dancing right off the screen into their laps. 726 more words

Daily Take

27th Academy Awards (1954) - Part II

As I said in Part I, 1954 closed very well, and it will be very difficult for me to assess which was the stronger of the two remaining films. 3,092 more words




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Also known as Zoltan: Hound of Dracula… 444 more words

Tomb Of Nostalgia

The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)

Writing reviews about World War II, I’ve watched epics about large-scale battles, personal stories about the home front, behind the scenes stories about government/administration, but my favorite has always been the men-on-a-mission sub-genre, commandos, specialists and secret agents working together to pull off an impossible mission. 802 more words

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