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"THE GLASS KEY" (1935) Review


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"THE GLASS KEY" (1935) Review

Years ago, I watched the 1942 adaptation of Dashiell Hammett's 1930-31 novel called "The Glass Key". At the time, I had no idea that there had been a previous adaptation. Then I stumbled across one - produced and released by the same movie studio, Paramount Pictures, back in 1935. Read more...Collapse )

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Here is Part Two on my look at Sherman's March to the Sea. Read more...Collapse )

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Below are images from "THE MYSTERY OF THE BLUE TRAIN", the 2005 television adaptation of Agatha Christie's 1928 novel. David Suchet starred as Hercule Poirot: Read more...Collapse )

"A ROOM WITH A VIEW" (1985-86) Review


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"A ROOM WITH A VIEW" (1985-86) Review

Ah, Merchant and Ivory! Whenever I hear those particular names, my mind usually generates images of Britons in Edwardian dress, strolling along a London street, across a wide lawn or even along some city boulevard in a country other than Great Britain. In other words, the images from their movie, "A ROOM WITH A VIEW" usually fills my brain. Read more...Collapse )

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"DOWNTON ABBEY" – Series Three (2012) Retrospective

It took me a while to get around watching Series Three of "DOWNTON ABBEY". I had been inclined to watch it, while it aired on PBS last winter. But in the end, I decided to wait until the DVD release was offered through Netflix. Read more...Collapse )





"CROSSROADS OF THE FORCE"

CHAPTER TEN

WORLPORT, ORD MANTELL

Thanks to Anakin's intervention, the early morning quarrel between Han and Chewbacca quickly came to an end. Once the dust settled, the three comrades ate breakfast at the Blue Jewel Café. They eventually risked the rain to make their way to the Javian Hawk's hangar to check upon the ship's systems. It did not take long for Anakin and Han to discover that the starship's monitor needed new power cells. Read more...Collapse )

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Below are images from "A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD", the fifth entry in the DIE HARD movie franchise. Directed by John Moore, the movie stars Bruce Willis and Jai Courtney: Read more...Collapse )




"THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES" (1990) Review

As a long time reader of Agatha Christie's novels, I have been well aware of her first novel that was published in 1920, namely "The Mysterious Affair at Styles". I read the novel once. But if I must be honest, I never became a fan of it. Read more...Collapse )

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Below are images from the latest film based upon Marvel comic book characters, "GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY". Directed by James Gunn, the movie stars Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana: Read more...Collapse )

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