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An elaborately contrived romp centered on a trivial outcome (the translation of a hieroglyphic note), Stanley Donen’s Arabesque is a cinematic soufflé that pauses in its breathless forward movement only to allow one ostentatious flourish after another. 467 more words


Stephen Boyd and Hedda Hopper

During his time in Hollywood, Stephen Boyd would sometimes get himself into trouble due to his open honesty and frank opinions. One person, however, was always on his side and became his very powerful advocate and ally – Hedda Hopper. 217 more words

Stephen Boyd

Adventures in Paradise Revisited: Turner Classic Movies Film Festival 2015

There ought to be a word for being so late that you’re not even considered late anymore.

That would be me, writing about the 2015 Turner Classic Movies Film Festival. 3,801 more words

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196. Hillgrove Street (6)

What a lovely surprise I had on Thursday this week…a new artist has hit the streets of Bristol. When I say new, I mean new to me. 177 more words


Sunflower (1970)

Vittorio De Sica is at the forefront of Europe’s most accessible filmmakers of the 20th century and that’s because the stories he crafts are heart-felt, moving, and also enter comical territory with ease. 479 more words

Long Review

Stephen, Sophia and Roman Statues

Sophia Loren and Stephen Boyd were two of the most exquisitely beautiful looking actors when they made The Fall of the Roman Empire together in 1963. 50 more words

Stephen Boyd