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"Now show me something else..."

In 1964, John Gielgud directed Richard Burton in a famous stage production of Hamlet, in a collaboration that inspired intense interest, record box office, and mixed reviews. 972 more words


Exorcist II: The Heretic

Dir: John Boorman, 1977


This review is of the original version

Could this be one of the most underrated films of all time or is the derision poured upon it, justified? 451 more words

The Spy Who Joked

If you are a male of a certain age who grew up in America then chances are that you held an issue of Mad Magazine in your hands at some point in your adolescence. 454 more words


November 10: Happy Birthday Miranda Lambert and Ellen Pompeo

Miranda Lambert turns 33 today.  The country singer-songwriter signed her first recording contract before she turned 20.  Her first album, Kerosene, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country charts and featured four songs released as singles.  1,340 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

2016 BlindSpot Series: "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"

When Edward Albee’s play “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” landed in 1962 it set Broadway ablaze. Its scorching, abrasive story of a middle-aged couple’s volatile marriage won Tony Awards but was stripped of its Pulitzer Prize for Drama due to its controversial content. 606 more words

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October 24th - Liz Taylor gets a giant rock - "Diamonds are a girl's best friend"

In 1969, #RichardBurton bought #ElizabethTaylor and 69-carat #Cartier diamond ring costing $1.5m #MarilynMonroe sings!#singing;#feelgood

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend

The French are glad to die for love. 315 more words

Feel Good

31 Horror Movies in 31 Days-Absolution (1978)

Anthony Shaffer was one of the most celebrated English playwrights in the 70’s (between Frenzy, The Wicker Man and Sleuth) which is why his decision to write Absolution, a wickedly surreptitious horror film set in a Catholic school might seem incongruous from an outsider’s point-of-view. 250 more words