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52 Before 62 — #42 Niagara (1953) — The Last Blog Name On Earth

Directed by Henry Hathaway Written by Charles Bracket, Richard L. Breen and Walter Reisch Starring Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotton, Jean Peters and Michael Showalter Marilyn Monroe is a legendary figure. I won’t say she’s legendary as an actress, because that’s … Continue reading

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52 Before 62 — #43 Butterfield 8 — The Last Blog Name On Earth

Directed by Daniel Mann Written by John Michael Hayes and Charles Schnee, based upon the novel by John O’Hara Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, and Eddie Fisher Elizabeth Taylor is a rare thing in Hollywood history – a kid actor … Continue reading

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52 Before 62 — #45 The Vikings (!958) — The Last Blog Name On Earth

Directed by Richard Fleischer Screenplay by Calder Wilingham and Dale Wasserman, based upon the novel by Edwin Marshall Starring Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine, James Donald, Frank Thring, and Janet Leigh When Kirk Douglas died a couple weeks ago … Continue reading

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52 Before 62 — #47 The World, The Flesh and the Devil — The Last Blog Name On Earth

Directed by Ranald MacDougall Written by Ranald MacDougall Starring Harry Belfonte, Inger Stevens, and Mel Ferrer Sigmund Freud was a famous proponent for the subconscious and imagery of dreams – he might not have been the first to subscribe to … Continue reading

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52 Before 62 — #48 The Farmer’s Daughter (1947) — The Last Blog Name On Earth

Directed by H.C. Potter Screenplay by Allen Rivkin and Laura Kerr, from the play by Hella Wuolijoki Starring Loretta Young, Joseph Cotton, Ethyl Barrymore, and Charles Bickford Here’s a new thing: let’s start this entry by just carrying on the … Continue reading

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52 Before 62 — #49 The Major and the Minor (1942) — The Last Blog Name On Earth

Directed by Billy Wilder Screenplay by Billy Wilder and Charles Bracket, based upon the play “Connie Goes Home”, by Edward Childs Carpenter, and the story “Sunny Goes Home” by Fannie Kilbourne Starring Ginger Rogers and Ray Milland If I asked … Continue reading

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52 Before 62 — #50 Little Caesar (1931) — The Last Blog Name On Earth

Directed by Mervyn Leroy Screenplay by Francis Edward Faragoh and Robert N. Lee, based upon the novel of the same name by W. R. Burnett Starring Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Rico (Edward G. Robinson) is a criminal with … Continue reading

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Please do these five(5) things immediately, if you want to stop watching pornography [Opinion] — hitsupdate.com

Some of us will be questioning our lives as to the resolutions we took in January, if we’ve been able to keep to it. We all know that their are so many things we wish to stop doing, but often … Continue reading

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Giraffes and The Mystery of Happiness — Snippets & Glimpses

Many years ago, I took my then-boyfriend to the zoo for his birthday. It wasn’t just the zoo though. It was Roar and Snore, an overnight behind-the-scenes zoo experience. The Sydney skyline twinkled on the other side of the bay. … Continue reading

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Pride Month, Retrospective Review: Pain & Glory (Dolor y gloria) — In Their Own League

There’s growth all around “Pain & Glory” (2019), personal, universal, and out with the film itself, and while there is an overarching narrative, Pedro Almodóvar’s film is as equally about his self journey as it is Salvador Mallo’s back and … Continue reading

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