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An Amazing Discovery 49 Years Later

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In mid-March of this year, the collector car world was shocked at the news that one of the two 1968 Mustang GT Highland Green Fastbacks used in the filming of the 1968 Steve McQueen movie… 383 more words

Jaws (1975)

This film has been a favourite since I first saw it in my early teens. I love the characters, the story and the locations. John Williams chilling score greatly adds to the film. 1,277 more words

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The Return of "The Novel Idea"

Ok. You might have figured it out by now but when I’m out hunting for VHS tapes, DVD’s and other odd bits of movie paraphernalia, I like to snap pics of movie novel tie ins from years past. 203 more words

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Naked Lunch (1991)

David Cronenberg’s interpretation of William S. Burroughs’ Naked Lunch is the kind of transgressive and absurd thing it has to be. The 1991 film is kind of an adaptation of the 1959 book of the same name, with a screenplay by Cronenberg and Bill Strait. 512 more words

Entertainment

Last Embrace (1979)

The source novel, The 13th Man becomes an homage to Hitchcock in the hands of  Jonathan Demme during the mystery that unravels for star player Roy Scheider.  805 more words

Daily Take

Sorcerer (1977)

Sorcerer
Dir. William Friedkin
Premiered June 24, 1977

If you asked Peter Biskind, author of the seminal New Hollywood history Easy Riders Raging Bulls, to pick one film contributed directly to the end of this particular era of studio filmmaking, he’d probably say Heaven’s Gate. 665 more words

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Jaws 2 (1978, dir. Jeannot Swarc)

Chief Brody takes on a second shark menacing Amity Island. Teen-oriented sequel to the Spielberg classic which maintains something of the feel of the original, though the story is inevitably second-hand. 8 more words

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