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Behind the Curtain: The Three C’s (Part 1)

“Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.” So goes a famous line from the beloved classic “The Wizard of Oz”.  As you may remember, this was said to force attention to be given to a projected image of “the great and powerful Oz” … Continue reading

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The 100 Best Movies Made Between 1946-1960-Part 4: The Masterworks

<a As mentioned in my last post, this is the final one in the series on the 100 Best Movies Made Between 1946-1960, in my opinion the best period in moviemaking history as stated in my first post on the … Continue reading

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The 100 Best Movies Made Between 1946-1960-Part 2: The Other Great Ones

With this post I continue to list the 100 best movies made between 1946-1960. Part 1 covered Sleepers, that is, 15 great movies of that period that are not completely unknown but may be lesser known by even quite a … Continue reading

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The 100 Best Movies Made Between 1946-1960-Part 1: Sleepers

As stated in my last post, I would now like to present what I consider the 100 best movies made between 1946-1960, what I also consider to be the best period of moviemaking in history for the reasons stated in … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why 1946-1960 Was The Best Period In Moviemaking History

With the title of this particular post stating what it does I’m sure I’m sure to be in a minority, but let me tell you the basis for it: Some time back, George Clooney was quoted in an interview with … Continue reading

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To Be or Not To Be-Film Noir-That Is The Question-Part 3

In this final post of this 3-part series on film noir, I would now like to list ten of the best examples of real film noir and why, based on my last post discussing 5 key defining factors of true … Continue reading

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To Be or Not To Be-Film Noir-That Is the Question-Part 2

As my last post stated, true film noir has become so difficult to define that for those who would like to see one from the classic period it has become harder to tell what is and what is not. So, … Continue reading

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To Be or Not To Be-Film Noir-That Is the Question-Part 1

Here is the reason for this post: Several years ago a co-worker of mine who was familiar with my love of classic movies asked me this question: “If I wanted to see a real film noir, what would you recommend … Continue reading

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