Category Archives: Spy Movies

My Review of ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ (1969)

Apparently, this film includes “virtually everything in the novel” it’s based upon, according to Wikipedia. That, in itself, is unusual. But it is hardly the movie’s only peculiarity. If you’ve never seen this entry in the James Bond franchise, but … 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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‘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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‘Charade’ – Part Four

With the arrival of Saturday, for your entertainment, we have Part Four of Charade, a really funny and suspenseful film. Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn make such a cute couple, if you ignore the fact that Grant’s old enough to … Continue reading

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‘The 39 Steps’ – A Rambling Review

Warning: This rambling review is actually an outline of the movie I wrote for a screenwriting class. So, if you don’t want to read spoilers, DO NOT read this review (or whatever it is). If you’ve seen the movie and … Continue reading

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Part Two of ‘Charade’

Hello, it’s time for the next part of the Saturday movie special. The film in question is Charade. As you may recall if you saw last week’s post, Audrey Hepburn had just learned that the husband she hardly knew had … Continue reading

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The Saturday Matinee: Fourth of July Special

Did you know that the film Charade is in the public domain? Amazing, but true! According to Wikipedia, the movie was released with an invalid copyright notice and, as a result, immediately became part of the public domain. Just goes … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Notorious’ (1946)

Warning: mild spoilers ahead, for those who haven’t seen this film. And if you haven’t, go see it. Now! For heaven’s sake. 🙂 Anyway, don’t watch the last video, if you don’t already know the end. In certain ways, Notorious … Continue reading

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10 Hitchcock Films Everyone Should See (Part One of Three)

This list of 10 is meant not to recommend the Hitchcock movies everyone knows. Not all of these are equally good or were equally well-received. However, in my opinion, they represent the great variety of styles and subjects tackled by … Continue reading

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