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"INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS" (2009) Review

I have rather mixed feelings about director Quentin Tarantino’s work. I have not seen all of the movies that he has directed. Of the movies that I have seen, I can name only three or four I would consider favorites of mine. One of those favorites happened to be his 2009 Oscar winning film, "INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS", a World War II comedy-melodrama (I do not know how else to describe the movie) about two attempts to assassinate Nazi leader Adolph Hitler during a movie premiere in occupied Paris. Read more... )
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"THE PUBLIC EYE" (1992) Review

Over twenty years ago, I came across a small period drama, while perusing my local video rental store. I never had any intention of watching this movie. In fact, I had never heard of it before . . . despite being a fan of the two leading stars. Read more... )
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Below are images from the 2009 Oscar winning alternate-history movie, "INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS". Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, the movie starred Brad Pitt, Melanie Laurent and Oscar winner Christoph Waltz: Read more... )
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Below are images from the 1992 neo-noir film, "THE PUBLIC EYE". Loosely based upon New York photographer Arthur "Weegee" Fellig and directed by Howard Franklin, the movie starred Joe Pesci and Barbara Hershey: Read more... )
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"THE BLUE DAHLIA" (1946) Review

Sometime during World War II, novelist Raymond Chandler was hired by Paramount Pictures to co-write the 1944 film classic, "DOUBLE INDEMNITY", with writer-director Billy Wilder. Another two years passed before the studio assigned him to write a post-war film noir movie, 1946’s "THE BLUE DAHLIA". Read more... )
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"THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON" (2008) Review

Based upon F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1921 short story, ”THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON” tells the story of a New Orleans man named Benjamin Button who ages backward from 1918 to 2003 with bizarre consequences. The movie was directed by David Fincher and starred Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett and Taraji P. Henson. Read more... )
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Below are images from the 1946 crime drama, "THE BLUE DAHLIA". Written by Raymond Chandler and directed by George Marshall, the movie starred Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake and William Bendix: Read more... )
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Below is a list of my top five favorite episodes from Season Three of "HAWAII FIVE-O". Created by Leonard Freeman, the series starred Jack Lord as Steve McGarrett: Read more... )
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Below are images from "THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON", the 2008 adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1922 short story. Directed by David Fincher, the movie starred Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett: Read more... )
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"THE DEBT" (2011) Review

Four years ago, Assaf Bernstein directed a movie about three retired Mossad agents confronted by a challenge from their past in a movie called "THE DEBT". Just recently, John Madden directed a remake of this movie with the same title. Although originally intended for a December 2010 release date, the movie was finally released at the end of August. Read more... )
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If you have never read Agatha Christie's novel, "Taken at the Flood" or seen the 2006 television adaptation, I suggest that you read no futher. This review contains major spoilers. Read more... )
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Below is an article about the dish known as St. Paul Sandwich: Read more... )
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Below is a list of my five favorite episodes from ABC's "AGENT CARTER". Created by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, the series starred Hayley Atwell as Agent Margaret "Peggy" Carter: Read more... )
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Below are images from "THE DEBT", the 2011 remake of Assaf Bernstein's 2007 movie. Directed by John Madden, the movie stars Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Jessica Chastain, Marton Csokas, Jesper Christensen, Ciarán Hinds and Tom Wilkinson: Read more... )
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Below are images from Season Two of the ABC series, "AGENT CARTER". Created by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, the series stars Hayley Atwell as Agent Peggy Carter: Read more... )
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"AT BERTRAM'S HOTEL" (2007) Review

Not long ago, I had written a review of an Agatha Christie television movie called "AT BERTRAM'S HOTEL". It was a 1987 adaptation of the writer's 1965 novel. Twenty years later, ITV aired its own version that starred Geraldin McEwan as Miss Jane Marple. Read more... )

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