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Hot Catholic of Lent: Day 2!

One of my strong points is I’m really up on current events. I can name four of Elizabeth Taylor’s sevens husbands without googling, I know the top grossing film of 1993, and June 25, 2009 is the day we lost two icons (including one who was  the… 195 more words

Altruism, Shawshank and Grape Ape

              One evening I come home from my day job to find I have the house to myself. This is a pleasant surprise,as it is my only day off the next day so starting off my “weekend” in a quiet house with nothing in particular to do was nice. 361 more words


Those Lovely Liars

There was a time when Hollywood was glamorous.  No there wasn’t.  The reality is that Hollywood was a dirty place filled with unscroupulous people doing very inappropriate things.  2,094 more words


Friday Film Review: C is for Cover Girl. (Alphabet Edition.)

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This weeks’ film is ‘Cover Girl’. The 1944 Columbia picture starred Rita Hayworth and Gene Kelly, with a score by two musical legends Jerome Kern and Ira Gershwin. 1,643 more words


Review: Gilda (1946)

If you’re worried about Johnny Farrell, don’t be. I hate him~Gilda

And he hates you. That’s very apparent. But hate can be a very exciting emotion. 1,016 more words


The Lady from Shanghai: A Diamond in the Rough

Lately, I’ve been on an Orson Welles binge. My father picked up the 2013 book “My Lunches for Orson” for a buck at a local Dollar Tree for me about two weeks ago. 1,577 more words



The Best Original Score was first awarded in 1935.  The category was originally called Best Scoring and was a mix of original scores and adaptations of pre-existing material.  864 more words

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