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Five Film Favorites: Female Face Objects

Previously, I wrote a five favorites column about my five favorite male face objects.  Today, I turn to the ladies and examine my five favorite female face objects.  And as a reminder, I am again using the criteria that Roland … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Male Face Objects

A few months back, during the highly successful James River Film Festival, I wrote a small piece about Robert Mitchum.  Without cutting and pasting what I wrote in that post, I will here briefly summarize that I felt that Robert Mitchum met many of … Continue reading

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Robert Mitchum still looks good

In his 1957 Essay, “The Face of Garbo,” French philosopher and theorist Roland Barthes remarked upon the magic and power of cinema to turn the human visage into something greater than how it is or can be regarded through normal, … Continue reading

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