Monthly Archives: April 2012


             In the 1960s, there was a genre of film comedy about fictional international races to promote the seminal days of modern travel, The Great Race (1965), Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines (1965) and  Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty … Continue reading

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Really Great Film Recommendation: Nowhere in Africa

For sometime now, I have desired to write about and recommend director Caroline Link’s fantastic Nowhere in Africa (2001). The right opportunity has just never seemed to present itself. I do not know if mid-April 2012 is the right opportunity, … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Female Action Leads (Heroes and Villains)

Much of the press and publicity surrounding the release of the now box office sensation The Hunger Games (2012) focused on the fact that the film (and the franchise that is sure to follow) has, as its lead, a young … Continue reading

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