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Monthly Archives: June, 2015

STAGE FRIGHT: Hitchcock Goes Home

As the 1950s rolled in, Alfred Hitchcock needed a change of pace. And a hit. One out of two ain’t bad. Stage Fright was certainly different: much lighter, for the most part, than most of his films and a return to his home turf, with an almost entirely British cast. But it was also a resounding …

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The “…And Scene!” Blogathon Is Here! Time to Relive Some Favorite Movie Moments

Breathes there a classic movie lover who has never burst forth with those immortal words… “I LOVE THIS PART!!” Well, read on, my kindred spirits! The “…And Scene!” Blogathon has arrived!! Twenty-five fabulous bloggers and I go into passionate detail about our favorite classic film scenes—the ones we replay over and over, so the DVD (or VHS tape—c’mon, …

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D.O.A.: A Love Story

Ah, classic movie love scenes! Scarlett and Rhett on the bridge in Gone with the Wind. Rick and Ilsa on the tarmac in Casablanca. Kathy and Heathcliff on the moors in Wuthering Heights. Frank and Paula on a seedy street corner in D.O.A. Wait, what? Oh yes, people! Tucked amid the sleazy bars, poisoned cocktails, glowing toxins and creepy villains is one of …

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