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Cabaret (1972)

Bob Fosse’s masterpiece Cabaret is a musical like no other. It is a remarkably unique film: it blends fun song and dance numbers with the very serious and dreary subject of World War II, and a sensational performance by the one and only Liza Minnelli. 637 more words

Previously Seen


Who is the Prime Minister? Apparently, that’s one of the opening questions doctors use as a test for dementia amongst their patients, though most of the country would probably have struggled to answer it following the last General Election, to be honest. 1,165 more words



As the late, great Barry Norman might have said (or maybe he didn’t): ‘And why not?’ This post marks no anniversary and comments on no particular current affair; it’s merely a bit of musical meandering; and it’s a Sunday, so why not indeed? 1,195 more words

Pop Culture

When Plastic was Good

I remember growing up in the 1970’s. When having two cars was unheard of and rich people sucked. The cool kids were the slobs, they were Cutters and rode their bikes all day. 278 more words

Suspiria (1977)

I’m not much of a horror fan, but I tend to think it’s because I just haven’t seen enough horror films, which is why Dario Argento’s Suspiria has been on my “to-watch” list for years.   735 more words

New To Me Movie

My Movie List From the 1970s

Movies I have seen

M*A*S*H (1970)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
The French Connection (1971)
Harold and Maude (1971) 262 more words

The 1970s

Happy Birthday, Pappa!

June 18th was Father’s Day in 1933.

It was also the day my father was born, which made a certain amount of sense when I was little  –  why wouldn’t fathers be born on Father’s Day?  431 more words