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Of Love and Other Demons: Ideal Love in Cinema

A teacher of mine once spent an entire class explaining why movies had such an incredible hold on him as a young adult. “I learned everything I know about love from the movies,” he told us. 553 more words

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Book Quote of the Day: The Thin Man 

We found a table. Nora said: “She’s pretty.””If you like them like that.”

She grinned at me. “You got types?”

“Only you, darling – lanky brunettes with wicked jaws.”

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classic for a reason -- "The Thin Man"

The Thin Man, 1934, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O’Sullivan. Directed by W.S. Van Dyke. B&W, 93 minutes.

This mystery/comedy showcases rapid-fire dialogue, continuous plot twists and an urbane couple whose names remain a part of American pop culture to this day. 557 more words

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Second Cousin of My Top 10 Movie Quotes

Ever since I posted My Top 10 Movie Quotes, I’ve encountered or remembered even more movie quotes that have either made me laugh, impressed me out of all proportion to the rest of the movie they’re in, or just sounded so profound that they’ve stuck in my memory ever since. 211 more words


William Powell

I adore William Powell. He was sophisticated, suave, debonair, handsome, witty, stylish, a true gentleman and women loved his voice.  He was nominated for an Oscar in the films The Thin Man (1934), My Man Godfrey (1936) and Life with Father (1947). 200 more words


To Watch This Week: The Thin Man

First off, I’d like to apologize for my multi-month hiatus. Various big things were happening, including a trip to Europe, a theater festival, and a move. 718 more words