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Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981)

Swashbucklers were deeply unfashionable at the time when the original Indian Jones story was made and it took the talents of the then new golden boy of Hollywood to breathe new life into the genre. 169 more words


Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)


Or: Indian Jones and the Question of How the Fuck Indy Can Jump onto a Submarine in the Middle of the Mediterranean and Arrive on a Greek Island Days Later Without the Sub Having Submerged… 116 more words

Film Reviews

Ross - review

Review of Ross  (LINKED) by Terence Rattigan at Chichester Festival Theatre. This play about Lawrence of Arabia comes on the centenary of the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire in 1916. 10 more words

Terence Rattigan

The Long Good Friday (1980)

Having seen this British gangster classic shortly after it’s North American release on home video back in the early eighties, like most viewers I found myself a Bob Hoskins fan for life. 739 more words

Daily Take

[Indiana Jones & the] Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Good god.

Yes… that’s just what the Hebrews thought.


1930s university archaeology professor Indiana Jones sets out on a quest to find the Ark of the Covenant, in a race against the fascist Nazi army.

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Film Club: Raiders of the Lost Ark

For this months edition of Film Club, Zoe from Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger chose the adventure classic Raiders of the Lost Ark. 2,485 more words

Film Review

Fish Griwkowsky: The Minimalism Game, two weeks in

Two weeks into the Minimalism Game, 91 expunged objects of a total 496 by New Year’s Eve. Who knew disconnecting would be so connecting?

Besides getting updates on Twitter and Facebook from loads of people playing along — and boy am I envious of all that makeup some are using to pump up the numbers — questions have been coming in about where all this stuff is ending up. 485 more words