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FAKE Criterion Of The Week: Quintet (1979)

Paul Newman was said to “thunder profanities” whenever anyone mentioned this movie in his presence. It’s a slow, moody puzzle of a movie, set in a snowy, post-apocalyptic landscape, with a plot centered around a multiple-player game of life-or-death with a rather confounding set of rules. 69 more words

Slices of life on Tangier Island

Slices of life on Tangier Island

I step outside our small island bed and breakfast room to sit down and journal a bit in longhand, the old fashioned way. 2,085 more words

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The Towering Inferno (1974)

“When there’s a fire, I outrank everybody here. Now, one thing we don’t want is a panic. Now, I could tell them, but you ought to do it. 347 more words


The 10 best films on Netflix UK to watch on a Monday when you've pulled a sickie

‘Euuuggghhhh, sorry… but I don’t think I can come into work today.’

Put your hands up if you haven’t faked a strained voice and uttered those words down a telephone to your boss at some point in your working life. 676 more words


#198: The Hustler

Year of Release: 1961
Director: Robert Rossen
Stars: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie
Viewed: August 8, 2017
My Rating: 8
Currently not rated on IMDb Top 250… 668 more words