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Nothing unites Americans in quite the same way as standing around the water cooler, saying, “Did you see Lost last night? That was so cool.” Or debating whether Adam Sandler can actually, you know, act. (Our conclusion: not much.)

Bonnie and Clyde (1967 film)

Posted by on Mar 9, 2012 in Featured, Film | Comments Off on Bonnie and Clyde (1967 film)

Take a look at the photo of Bonnie and Clyde’s death car, below. Doesn’t look like the authorities wanted to take any chances,...

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24, TV Series

Posted by on Mar 3, 2012 in Featured, TV Show | Comments Off on 24, TV Series

It was a great idea: 24 hours in a day, so 24 episodes in a season. Each episode of 24 lasted one hour, and an on-screen clock showed...

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Brad Pitt, Actor

Posted by on Mar 1, 2012 in Actor, Featured | Comments Off on Brad Pitt, Actor

Sometimes you can be so good looking that people don’t want to take you seriously. It’s a curse that’s followed me all my...

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The Jazz Singer, the First “Talkie”

Posted by on Feb 25, 2012 in Featured, Film, History | Comments Off on The Jazz Singer, the First “Talkie”

Let’s clear up one common misunderstanding up front. When Al Jolson said, “Wait a minute, wait a minute, you ain’t heard...

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George Clooney

Posted by on Feb 20, 2012 in Actor, Featured | Comments Off on George Clooney

It’s hard not to like George Clooney. He could be making a good living as an actor who gets by on his charm and good looks, but he...

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An Affair to Remember

Posted by on Feb 14, 2012 in Featured, Film | 2 comments

Is An Affair to Remember (1957) the most romantic movie ever made? The American Film Institute ranks it number 5 in its 100 Years…100...

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John Ford, Director

Posted by on Feb 10, 2012 in Director, Featured | Comments Off on John Ford, Director

He developed a brand: “A John Ford Western.” Not all of his films fell into this genre, but a lot of them did. John Wayne,...

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The Right Stuff, Movie

Posted by on Jan 26, 2012 in Featured, Film | Comments Off on The Right Stuff, Movie

I’ll read anything Tom Wolfe writes. If I could get my hands on his grocery list, it’s probably more entertaining than 80...

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The African Queen

Posted by on Jan 25, 2012 in Featured, Film | Comments Off on The African Queen

  The African Queen pairs the number one male screen legend with the number one female screen legend. Or at least, that’s how...

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Chris Farley

Posted by on Jan 22, 2012 in Actor, Featured | 2 comments

Unless you’ve been living in a van down by the river, you know that the casts of Saturday Night Live from 1990-95 were among its...

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