Category Archives: Movies

Fun with Young Frankenstein

Fenster writes: Must have been a labor of love to put together:

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Docs About Movies 3: “Pablo”

Paleo Retiree writes: Episode three in my current series of writeups of documentaries-about-movies that I’ve enjoyed recently. Episode one concerned “Free Radicals“; episode two was about “Big Joy.” Today:

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Notes on “King Solomon’s Mines”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Even more than “Star Wars” or “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” this cheery travesty from the Cannon Group seems to start in the middle. The hero, Allan Quartermain, is given no introduction, and the details of … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Blast of Silence”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Related

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Showtune Saturday: “I’ll Know”

Eddie Pensier writes: I’ve started a few arguments in my day (and given people cause to question my sanity) by stating that Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls (1955) is my favorite Marlon Brando screen performance. It makes more sense … Continue reading

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Docs About Movies 2: “Big Joy”

Paleo Retiree writes: Welcome to installment two in my short series about documentaries about movies, a genre that I 1) currently happen to find very lively, and 2) watched a bunch of examples of recently. (Installment one is here.) Today:

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Showtune Saturday: “Moses Supposes”

Eddie Pensier writes: Not really a showtune, you protest. In fact, “Moses Supposes” was the only song from Singin’ In The Rain that hadn’t been previously used in other MGM musicals. The lyrics, such as they are, are by musical … Continue reading

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