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GUY PEARCE STARRING IN THE ROVER

GUY PEARCE STARRING IN THE ROVER GUY PEARCE STARRING IN THE ROVER

2014 rating: *1/2 It’s been ten years since “The Collapse,” turning the Outback into something resembling the MAD MAX post apocalyptic f...

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ANOTHER ECLECTIC BAGFUL OF ARCHIVE REVIEWS

ANOTHER ECLECTIC BAGFUL OF ARCHIVE REVIEWS ANOTHER ECLECTIC BAGFUL OF ARCHIVE REVIEWS

1980 rating: **1/2 PRIVATE BENJAMIN: Unlike the far superior STRIPES starring Bill Murray and Harold Ramis, which came out a year later...

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MARK WAHLBERG IN TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION

MARK WAHLBERG IN TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION MARK WAHLBERG IN TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION

year: 2014 rating: ** In BOOGIE NIGHTS, Mark Wahlberg sings a wonderfully cheesy song titled You Got The Touch, which originated from th...

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A SPECIAL FAREWELL TO THE LEGENDARY ELI WALLACH W/ DEBORAH WINTERS

A SPECIAL FAREWELL TO THE LEGENDARY ELI WALLACH W/ DEBORAH WINTERS A SPECIAL FAREWELL TO THE LEGENDARY ELI WALLACH W/ DEBORAH WINTERS

Eli Wallach Tribute Eli Wallach, who died yesterday, was one of the great character-actors. Although in THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY, ...

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CLINT EASTWOOD DIRECTS JERSEY BOYS

CLINT EASTWOOD DIRECTS JERSEY BOYS CLINT EASTWOOD DIRECTS JERSEY BOYS

year: 2014 rating: ** Based on an immensely popular Broadway musical, JERSEY BOYS, about the rise and fall of the pop band The Four Seas...

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A GRITTY BAGFUL OF ARCHIVE MOVIE REVIEWS

A GRITTY BAGFUL OF ARCHIVE MOVIE REVIEWS A GRITTY BAGFUL OF ARCHIVE MOVIE REVIEWS

1969 ***1/2 SUPERCOOL: Film Noir/Gumshoe/Private Eye films have a main character wandering from one location to the next in search of so...

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A RANDOM BLOODY BAGFUL OF ARCHIVE REVIEWS

A RANDOM BLOODY BAGFUL OF ARCHIVE REVIEWS A RANDOM BLOODY BAGFUL OF ARCHIVE REVIEWS

year: 1969 rating: *1/2 THE MIGHTY GORGA: A man trying to save his fledgling zoo joins a woman whose father has been lost in the jungl...

SHAILENE WOODLEY IN THE FAULT OF OUR STARS

SHAILENE WOODLEY IN THE FAULT OF OUR STARS SHAILENE WOODLEY IN THE FAULT OF OUR STARS

year: 2014 rating: ** Teenagers who talk like intellectual college grads is nothing new... Either is having a starstruck book fanatic me...

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AN ECLECTIC BAGFUL OF ARCHIVE SUMMARY REVIEWS

AN ECLECTIC BAGFUL OF ARCHIVE SUMMARY REVIEWS AN ECLECTIC BAGFUL OF ARCHIVE SUMMARY REVIEWS

1956 rating: ***1/2 FORBIDDEN PLANET: The 1950's were full of some pretty bad science fiction movies, so here's a good one... N...

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STACEY NELKIN IN CHILDREN OF DIVORCE

STACEY NELKIN IN CHILDREN OF DIVORCE STACEY NELKIN IN CHILDREN OF DIVORCE

1980 rating: ***1/2 Stacey Nelkin is a cult actress known as the ingénue from HALLOWEEN 3, the pretty starlet in YELLOWBEARD, and last a...

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JOHN TRAVOLTA IN SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER & STAYING ALIVE

JOHN TRAVOLTA IN SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER & STAYING ALIVE JOHN TRAVOLTA IN SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER & STAYING ALIVE

year: 1977 rating: *** SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER: It doesn’t matter to John Travolta’s Tony Manero whether he’s dancing at the local nightcl...

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2)JAWS
3)LAURA
4)VIOLENT
SATURDAY
5)CANYON
PASSAGE
6)ANATOMY
OF A
MURDER
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YEARS OF
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9)LAWRENCE
OF ARABIA
10)DOCTOR
ZHIVAGO

FAV FILM NOIR
FOLLOWING
THOSE ON THE
LIST UP ABOVE
1)FALLEN ANGEL
2)THE BIG HEAT
3)WHERE THE
SIDEWALK ENDS
4)JOURNEY
INTO FEAR
5)SUNSET
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GUMSHOE NOIR
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2)JAMES CAGNEY
3)PETER O'TOOLE
4)MARLON
BRANDO
5)ORSON
WELLES
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BRONSON
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COURTENAY
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MATURE
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MCDOWELL
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TIERNEY

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7)ALFRED
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