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Movie Reviews 328 – The Tenant (1976)

Trelkovsky (Roman Polanski) is a young Polish man seeking an apartment in Paris when he stumbles upon a vacant unit and immediately tries to secure it for himself. 379 more words

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Ninotchka's Guide To Paris

Garbo was definitely not known for being a comedienne. Oh, no. This screen queen was in deadly earnest. Dramatic.  Serious. Always, dahling. As time went on, though, M-G-M tried revamping Garbo’s image, which is why it took thirteen years for her to make her first comedy, and that was the 1939 film,  992 more words

Hollywood

Two-Faced Woman (1941, George Cukor)

Two-Faced Woman is the story of a successful New York magazine editor, played by Melvyn Douglas, who marries his ski instructor (Greta Garbo) while on vacation. 661 more words

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Past Imperfect - #559

Fred, left: “I’m sorry to intrude, but I just found these undergarments in the hallway, and I thought I might inquire as to whether or not you might wish to claim ownership.” 484 more words

Humor

NOT-QUITE-BRITFILM: "The Old Dark House" (1932)

It’s the stuff of Gothic fiction:  travelers get caught in a torrential rainstorm in the middle of nowhere; they seek shelter in an isolated house; they soon come to realize that the inhabitants of the house are slightly mad if not downright homicidal.  1,490 more words

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'Ghost Story' (1981): Early '80s attempt at refined, classic horror

Ghost Story, the glossy, high-end 1981 horror flick from Universal and director John Irvin, makes its Blu-ray debut thanks to Shout! Factory’s Scream Factory line. 2,924 more words

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