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Noir Nook: Noir Vets on Mystery Science Theater 3000

Noir Nook: Noir Vets on Mystery Science Theater 3000 I don’t know about you, but I have a tendency to get into cinematic obsessions. One week, I won’t want to watch anything but William Holden movies, another week, nothing but … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Favorite Actors of Noir

Noir Nook: Favorite Actors of Noir In my Noir Nook a couple of months ago, I shined the spotlight on one of my favorite noir bad boys – Walter Neff in Double Indemnity (1944). Inspired by this rare departure from … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Spring Trivia

Spring Trivia – Audrey Totter, Joseph Cotten, Jane Russell, Vincent Price and Marie Windsor There are not many things I love in life more than classic movie trivia. In celebration of spring, this month’s Noir Nook is serving up some … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Sterling Hayden

5 Things You May Not Know about Sterling Hayden   Like today is his birthday. Happy 101st Birthday to the legend Sterling Hayden! ….. He was a beauty So pretty. Sure, most stars during the classic era of Hollywood were beautiful … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Shelley Winters

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Shelley Winters, born on August 18, 1920! Some actors make a career by playing it safe. They find a niche; make it work, and stick with it. It’s a respectable, perfectly stable way … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 12 and 11 — In the Heat of the Night (1967) and My Fair Lady (1964)

12. In the Heat of the Night (1967) Other Nominated Films: Bonnie and Clyde, Doctor Dolittle, The Graduate, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner Prior to compiling this countdown list, I’d never seen a Sidney Poitier movie. I knew who he was, and I knew about the profound effect he had … Continue reading

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