Category Archives: Mystery

Joseph Cotten in ‘Citizen Kane’

For the Joseph Cotten blogathon (hosted by Crystal at In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood, I chose to write about him in Citizen Kane. Not just because the movie is (or was) considered the greatest film of all … Continue reading

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Bette Davis for the Defense

As a long-time Perry Mason fan, I know that Raymond Burr had taken time off from playing the eponymous defense attorney for various health reasons. However, until recently, I had no idea that Bette Davis (of all people) had played … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Sleuth’ (1972)

This film, based on a Tony Award-winning play, is about Andrew Wyke, a rather pompous British crime writer (played with appropriate pomposity by Laurence Olivier), who invites a young hairdresser named Milo Tindle (played by the ever-charming Michael Caine) to … Continue reading

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Part Seven of ‘Charade’

Happy Saturday! 🙂 When we last left off in Charade, Audrey Hepburn was snogging all over Cary Grant, like gravy on rice! Anyway (crutch word! 🙂 ), we’re now up to Part Seven, which ends on yet another cliffhanger …! … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Big Lebowski’ (1998)

“Now this here story I’m about to unfold took place back in the early ’90s – just about the time of our conflict with Sad’m and the I-raqis. I only mention it because sometimes there’s a man… I won’t say … Continue reading

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‘Charade’ – Part Six

Well, as you may know if you’ve been watching this space, I have an on-going movie serial in the works here. This time around, I’m featuring one of my favorite Audrey Hepburn-Cary Grant pairings. But I hope to get back … Continue reading

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‘Charade’ – Part Five

With great pleasure, we present to you now Part Five of that awesome classic film featuring the lovely Audrey Hepburn and the aging long in the tooth distinguished Cary Grant. I speak of none other than the movie Charade! I would … Continue reading

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