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For Today, But Really Every Day: Ladies I Love

I love these women for a variety of reasons: they inspire, they entertain, they challenge, they leave me in awed silence, they provoke, or they were “there” in my most formative years, holding out a torch to lead the way. … Continue reading

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For International Women’s Day: Ladies I Love

I love them for a variety of reasons: they inspire, they entertain, they challenge, they leave me in awed silence, they provoke, or, most importantly, they were “there” in my most formative years as a child, and held out a … Continue reading

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Things I Love About Robert Altman’s McCabe & Mrs Miller

1. The & in the title. This is a business partnership. 2. The fact that when she is alone in her room at the whorehouse, she is always reading. It’s just such a nice unexpected detail. I was dying to … Continue reading

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Movie Poster: Shampoo

Here’s an example where I really like the “closeups of movie stars” concept for a poster, otherwise known as “big floating heads”. I like it because, unlike so many “big floating heads” posters of today – it actually does seem … Continue reading

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20 Favorite Actresses: Part 2

If I had to choose, here are my favorite performances of my 20 choices – the performance may not be what they are most famous for, but that’s no matter. Gena Rowlands: Opening Night Barbara Stanwyck: Ball of Fire Sissy … Continue reading

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20 Favorite Actresses

Where does my heart lie? The meme going around now is 20 favorite actresses. Please go here to see the compilation of links as well as Nathaniel’s choices. I had a hard time with the “all time” part of things … Continue reading

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Julie Christie, Away From Her

Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent “Away From Her” Julie Christie won Best Actress for Away From Her in the New York Film Critics Circle awards. I just saw the film recently at Allison’s DEMAND (wrote about it here) … so I’m … Continue reading

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Reds Weather

Fall has come. Last weekend I heard the geese leaving town. It’s been a long summer. Up until the end of October, we were still up in the high 60s in terms of temperature. I’m still not banking on the … Continue reading

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Don’t Look Now (1973); Dir. Nicolas Roeg

Don’t Look Now starring Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie Usually, when people reference Don’t Look Now, they mention: 1. that sex scene Or 2. How terrifying is that little creature in the red hood Or 3. how radical the film … Continue reading

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The 1970s Movie Binge: Thoughts on Shampoo

After reading Easy Riders, Raging Bulls, I’m going back to re-visit them all. I kept a list on the back pages of the book. This morning I watched “Shampoo”. I’ve always loved that movie. Watching it again was like running … Continue reading

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