Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Night To Remember

1958 British Directed by Roy Ward Baker Long before the much more famous movie “The Titanic” this British and much more historically accurate retelling of the Titanic sinking brought the entire event to life and gave us a feel for … Continue reading

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The Leopard

Luchino Visconti 1963 Italy What is an Epic? Is there a way to define it? To steal a phrase from a certain court, I may not know what an Epic is but I know what one looks like when I … Continue reading

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Heavens Gate

Here we go. What movie to lead off with. Have always wanted to watch Michael Cimino’s epic failure Heaven’s Gate. The version I got to watch was the complete 3 hour and 44 minute version . After hearing all the … Continue reading

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Cranes are Flying

The Cranes are Flying 1957 Director Mikhail Kalatizov From Russia Wow. Watched this on a Criterian Disk so I knew I was in for a ride. And I was not disapointed. I read that this was a favorite of Martin … Continue reading

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