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New Page For 'The Shawshank Redemption'

Hello everyone! :)

I’ve collected my two reviews of ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ on one page for my ‘Bradley’s Basement’ blog. This includes the review on the 1995 film starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman and on the theatre production that I saw last year at the New Theatre in Cardiff in November 2015. 70 more words


The CMBA "Hollywood on Hollywood" Blogathon: The Player (1992)

The Player (1992) is described by some as a satirical comedy, by others as a mystery/crime film.

To me, it’s a first-rate neo-noir that will leave you breathless. 1,183 more words

Noir Films

October 16: Happy Birthday Tim Robbins and Angela Lansbury

Tim Robbins celebrates his 58th birthday today.  He began acting while a teen living in New York and made his first television appearances shortly after graduating from UCLA, with guest spots on shows like… 1,244 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Happy Birthday: Tim Robbins

Tim Robbins

Born: October 16, 1958 in West Covina, California, USA

I don’t want to be working for the sake of working. I don’t want to spend my time doing something I don’t love. 255 more words

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Convicted of double homicide and sent to Shawshank prison, Tim Robbins wins the respect of his fellow inmates with guile and quiet dignity.

A firm favourite with many since it was released and often featured in Best Film Ever Made lists, The Shawshank Redemption is certainly a very accomplished piece of mainstream film making. 106 more words


Jacob's Ladder (1990)

Jacob Singer (played brilliantly by Tim Robbins) is a soldier in the Vietnam War whose platoon is suddenly attacked by someone (or something). Several years later, Jacob works as a U.S. 1,389 more words


Quote of the Day

After a crappy day of crappy rain here in Toronto, and in the spirit of GO JAYS GO, one of my favourite quotes from one of my favourite baseball movies: 41 more words