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Noir Nook: Noirish Beginnings (Part 2)

Noir Nook: Noirish Beginnings (Part 2) First impressions, Mama always said, are important. Our introductions to film noir features aren’t necessarily indisputable predictors of the quality of the picture ahead, but there are certainly those that grab you within the … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: The Luck of the Irish (and not so Irish)

  The Luck of the Irish (and not so Irish) The month of March is known for many things – the beginning of spring, the start of Daylight Savings Time…and St. Patrick’s Day! Where I’m from, in Chicago, we dye … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture # 8 — The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

8. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) Other Nominated Films: Henry V, It’s a Wonderful Life, The Razor’s Edge, The Yearling There’s so much that I could say about The Best Years of Our Lives…and that’s even before I did some background research on it. … Continue reading

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