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3 things about Vincente Minnelli's THE SANDPIPER

The Sandpiper

1. She pushes her hair back with the handle of her paintbrush.
3. “I want you Laura. I want you.” She’s speechless, stunned. Without another word he turns and leaves the house. 17 more words

Sue Lyon and Richard Burton

Night of the Iguana (1964): Mr. Burton is spectacularly gross, and in his ridiculous early fumbling with the Lolitaish Sue Lyon (whose acting is painfully awkward), he is farcical when he isn’t grotesque. NY Times.


Musical War of the Worlds

“This was no disciplined march; it was a stampede, without order and without a goal. Six million people unarmed and unprovisioned, driving headlong. It was the beginning of the rout of civilisation, of the massacre of mankind.” 5,067 more words

Film & TV

Lawrence of Arabia's Peter O'Toole - Top 5 performances

If, for whatever reason, you’re not familiar with Peter O’Toole, now is the time to rectify that situation. O’Toole’s most famous film, Lawrence of Arabia, 866 more words


Chandler's Trailers: "Where Eagles Dare" (1969)

    There is not a poetic, contemplative, emotional nor genuinely human moment in ‘Where Eagles Dare”. It’s a damnably dirty dumbbell of a film, unashamedly made to excite the senses of undiscriminating viewers to whom empty, noisy and unceasing explosions, gun battles and general mayhem are acceptable substitutions for intelligence, artistry and clarity. 124 more words


The End of the Road

THIS post is a bit of a departure (excuse the pun) from previous ones, as it’s about a traveller other than me. And it’s about where he ended up after his travels were done. 746 more words


Season 2, Episode 1: 1001 Nights (or Arabian Nights)

Meg and Mari are back a little sooner than you would expect! They have started up season 2 and didn’t take it easy as they tackled the original  113 more words