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Clint Eastwoodathon #10: Where Eagles Dare (1968)

Where Eagles Dare finds Clint Eastwood and Richard Burton taking on a castle full of Nazis in what many consider a classic piece of World War II action cinema. 544 more words

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Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton (2016)

It’s not very often I feel sorry for young people. They’ve got tons of brilliant stuff going on — all the time. They live in a wonderful age when anything is not only possible, it’s downright probable. 27 more words

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton (2016)

It’s not very often I feel sorry for young people.  They’ve got tons of brilliant stuff going on — all the time.  They live in a wonderful age when anything is not only possible, it’s downright probable.  675 more words

Entertainment

Absolution (1978 UK)

Anthony Shaffer’s scripts are nearly always identifiable by the way they stay cleverly one step ahead of the viewer. In his original scripts, such as The Wicker Man and Sleuth, Shaffer skilfully hides shocking and memorable twists right up to the films’ conclusion. 466 more words

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Book review: Under Milk Wood

There is currently a household dispute about how I acquired my beautiful, illustrated and slip-cased, Folio Society copy of Under Milk Wood. I seem to remember having bought it second hand around 3 years ago in Voltaire and Rosseau. 384 more words

Books

Agostina Belli and Richard Burton

Agostina Belli (born 13 April 1947) is an Italian film actress. She has appeared in more than 50 films since 1968. She was married to actor Fred Robsahm.

Italian

Old Shakey #2: The Taming of the Shrew

“Tis the mind that makes the body rich.”  Petruchio

Again, I didn’t know much about this play, except an awareness that it’s the subject of a quite diverse range of adaptations.  1,132 more words

William Shakespeare