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We love talking about movies, from the golden age of hollywood through to todays big blockbusters.
Humphrey Bogart, Enduring Hollywood Legend
“Bogie.” That one simple word means so much to film fans around the world. It conjures up images of aRead more.
The King and I (1956 with Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner)
Lavish Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King and I was about an English schoolteacher in Siam to educate King’s children,Read more.
Born in Stockholm in 1915, Ingrid Bergman was orphaned at 12 and took up acting to escape her loneliness andRead more.
Tom Jones (1963 with Albert Finney)
Much-loved, spirited, lusciously filmed period comedy Tom Jones was about a young man’s bawdy misadventures in 18th century England. GenreRead more.
Peter Sellers in his Belgravia home 1973
A smiling Peter Sellers at his Belgravia home in 1973. Sellers was a British comic actor who became an internationalRead more.
Chinatown (1974, Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway)
Even the greatest films in the world tend to age ungraciously, carbon-dated by outmoded acting styles, antiquated production practices, orRead more.
From Here to Eternity (1953, Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr)
The story portrays the loves, hopes, and dreams of those in a close-knit army barracks in Hawaii shortly before theRead more.
Yellow Submarine (1968, The Beatles)
Yellow Submarine, arguably one of the best animation films of all time, designed for kids and adults alike in itsRead more.
Myra Breckinridge (1970, Raquel Welch, Mae West)
The notorious X-rated bomb that nearly sank Twentieth Century Fox in 1970, Myra Breckinridge is a special brand of awful.Read more.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991, Kevin Costner, Alan Rickman)
In critic David Thomson’s Biographical Dictionary of Film, he assesses Kevin Costner’s virtues: “reasonably handsome, passably virile, unequivocally ordinary.” ThoseRead more.
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Fox 2003)
The premise of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is fascinating: take some of literature’s most famous wounded heroes and teamRead more.
When two James Bond’s Collide
Sean Connery: the original 007 James Bond came back to the role one last time in 1983 in a remakeRead more.