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Film Review: "Snapshots" (2018) ★★★★

The life is full of mysteries. Every day may bring new, amazing revelations, most unexpected surprises, and, at times, some very unpleasant things. However, no matter what, for every individual, these experiences are unique and bring changes that only destiny has predicted for them. 458 more words

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Tyrone Power’s career took a strange turn during the post-World War II years. Although he still managed to maintain his position as one of Twentieth Century Fox’s top stars during the remainder of the 1940s, something happened as the 1950s dawned. 1,176 more words


The Magic Carpet (1951)

The film that Lucille Ball made for spite!

This Sam Katzman production released through Harry Cohn’s Columbia Studios casts Lucy in this sword and sandals “epic” that wouldn’t even have been picked up by Universal International as a film worthy of Tony Curtis and Piper Laurie. 840 more words

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The Mississippi Gambler (1953)

No longer under the 20th Century Fox banner, Tyrone Power found himself working for the folks over at Universal International who had a steady stream of westerns under production with stars like Rory Calhoun and Audie Murphy. 802 more words

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#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


Carrie (1976)

Let’s look back at the very first film adaptation based on the works of Stephen King. Carrie is the one that cemented King’s reputation as an author and was also the novel that brought him attention to Hollywood by adapting the book into a feature full length motion picture. 474 more words


A Telekinetic, Teenage Tragedy

Carrie White is a special girl.  Sure she’s bullied and ostracized by her classmates, but she is a special girl.  And maybe her mother abuses her psychologically and emotionally, but she really is a special girl.  1,145 more words