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A Letter From Verity




A LETTER FROM VERITY

In Winston Graham's 1953 novel, "WARLEGGAN: A NOVEL OF CORNWALL, 1792-1793", Verity Poldark Blamey had attended the wedding of her widowed sister-in-law, Elizabeth Chynoweth Poldark, to banker, George Warleggan. Read more...Collapse )

"BUCCANEER'S GIRL" (1950) Review

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"BUCCANEER'S GIRL" (1950) Review

I have always been a sucker for old films - especially those that are costumed flicks. Between my late teens and late twenties, I had developed a habit of watching old movies on late night television. One of those films was the 1950 comedy swashbuckler, "BUCCANEER'S GIRL". Read more...Collapse )

"DODSWORTH" (1936) Photo Gallery

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Below are images from "DODSWORTH", the 1936 adaptation of Sinclair Lewis' 1929 novel and Sidney Howard's 1934 stage play. Directed by William Wyler, the movie starred Walter Huston and Ruth Chatterton. Read more...Collapse )

"Decline and Fall?"

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"DECLINE AND FALL?"

Another idea came to me while I was contemplating the rivalry between the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and the D.C. Comics Extended Universe (DCEU). This idea focused upon how the media and the public regard the two movie franchises. And on how I now regard them. Read more...Collapse )



"STAR WARS: EPISODE VII - THE FORCE AWAKENS" (2015) Review

During the fall of 2012, the media and many film fans were stunned by news of filmmaker George Lucas' sale of his production company, Lucasfilm, to the Walt Disney Company. I was flabbergasted. However, this sale led to Disney's plans to continue Lucas' "STAR WARS" movie saga with future releases, television shows, novels and comic stories. Read more...Collapse )

"JUSTICE LEAGUE" (2017) Photo Gallery

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Below are images from "JUSTICE LEAGUE", the fifth entry in the DCEU franchise. Directed by Zack Snyder, the movie starred Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot and Henry Cavill: Read more...Collapse )

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Below is an article on the Scottish dessert known as Dundee Cake: Read more...Collapse )



"EMILY BRONTE'S WUTHERING HEIGHTS" (1992) Review

I honestly do not know what to say about "EMILY BRONTE'S WUTHERING HEIGHTS". I had heard so much about this adaptation of Emily Brontë's 1847 novel. Yet, I have never seen it in the movie theaters. In fact, it took me a long time to finally come around viewing it. When I finally saw it, the movie produced a reaction I did not expect to experience. Read more...Collapse )

"BUCCANEER'S GIRL" (1950) Photo Gallery

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Below are images from the 1950 adventure film called "BUCCANEER'S GIRL". Directed by Frederick De Cordova, the movie starred Yvonne De Carlo and Philip Friend: Read more...Collapse )

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