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They Live by Night (1948) Innocent Love, Crime, On The Run, Film Gris & Marie Bryant — Wolfmans Cult Film

Young innocent love gets the crime noir treatment in my review for They Live by Night (1948) via They Live by Night (1948) Innocent Love, Crime, On The Run, Film Gris & Marie Bryant — Wolfmans Cult Film

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In Memory of Marlon Brando, The Great Contender — William Barker-Writer and Philosopher

(Marlon Brando died on this day, the 1st of July, in 2004, at the age of 80) If there was ever an actor who captured, both in their screen personas and their own life, the frustration and anger at a … Continue reading

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Scorpio (1973) — Mike’s Take On the Movies ………. Rediscovering Cinema’s Past

Following The Mechanic in 1972, a film that pitted an aging hitman playing a game of cat and mouse with his young protege, director Michael Winner returned to a similar theme with this espionage thriller. The plot deals with an … Continue reading

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Iconic Lines — A Unique Title For Me

Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine. W. C. Fields in My Little Chickadee I’d buy that for a dollar! Clint Eastwood in A Fistful of Dollars Somebody blows their … Continue reading

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Kazan Redux: Elia Kazan’s Eighth Film; “Viva Zapata!” — excatholic4christ

Today, as part of our “Kazan Redux” series, we’re going to re-review director Elia Kazan’s eighth film, “Viva Zapata!” This movie has always been one of my least-favorite of Kazan’s nineteen projects, but as I re-watched it for this re-review, … Continue reading

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Love means telling the truth AND attacking the false. — excatholic4christ

The popular idols of our post-modern era are tolerance, plurality, and relativism. Tolerance and plurality can be excellent guiding principles in some circumstances, but NOT when essential truth is at stake. We have only one authority, God’s Word, and only … Continue reading

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Kazan Redux: Elia Kazan’s Ninth Film; “Man on a Tightrope” — excatholic4christ

Today, as part of our “Kazan Redux” series, we’re going to re-review director Elia Kazan’s ninth film, “Man on a Tightrope.” I enjoyed re-watching the film for this re-review and appreciate it a bit more each time through. The review … Continue reading

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Kazan Redux: Elia Kazan’s Tenth Film: “On the Waterfront” — excatholic4christ

Today, as part of our “Kazan Redux” series, we’re going to re-review director Elia Kazan’s tenth and finest film, “On the Waterfront.” It was a pleasure, as always, to re-watch this landmark film for this redux series. The review below … Continue reading

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Kazan Redux: Elia Kazan’s Eleventh Film: “East of Eden” — excatholic4christ

Today, as part of our “Kazan Redux” series, we’re going to re-review director Elia Kazan’s eleventh film, “East of Eden.” The review below was first posted on April 11, 2017 and has been slightly revised. East of Eden Directed by … Continue reading

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Kazan Redux: Elia Kazan’s Seventh Film; “A Streetcar Named Desire” — excatholic4christ

Today, as part of our “Kazan Redux” series, we’re going to re-review director Elia Kazan’s seventh film, “A Streetcar Named Desire.” As I re-watched “Streetcar” for this post, I thought about how viewers have been ambivalently fascinated and repulsed by … Continue reading

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