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The Unlikely Real Life American Inspirations Behind James Bond

Originally posted on Screenwriting from Iowa:
“It struck me that this brief, unromantic, Anglo-Saxon and yet very masculine name was just what I needed, and so a second James Bond was born.”—Ian Fleming on picking the name James Bond In…

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Crime Cafe Podcast Interview

Originally posted on Lindsey Richardson:
This will be a quick post, but I just wanted to share that this past Friday I sat down and spoke about books, writing, and everything in between with the Crime Cafe podcast. This was…

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MY CINEMATIC ROMANCE #21 – SEAN CONNERY (R.I.P 1930 – 2020)

Originally posted on The Cinema Fix presents::
MY CINEMATIC ROMANCE #21 – SEAN CONNERY (R.I.P 1930 – 2020) “There’s one major difference between James Bond and me. He is able to sort out problems!” — Sean Connery Sadly, the great…

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SIX OF THE BEST #26 – ENNIO MORRICONE (R.I.P 1928-2020)

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SIX OF THE BEST #26 – ENNIO MORRICONE – (R.I.P – 1928-2020) “If you scroll through all the movies I’ve worked on, you can understand how I was a specialist in westerns, love…

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie – A Video Essay

Originally posted on Closely Watched Films:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TV5VVVGKZLw I recently uploaded my first video essay to Youtube, discussing the themes of class and conflict within Luis Buñuel’s ‘The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie’. After being introduced to the format of a…

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In Memoriam: Jerry Stiller

RIP Jerry Stiller. 😦 via In Memoriam: Jerry Stiller

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GREAT ENSEMBLE FILM CASTS #4 – HELL DRIVERS (1957)

Originally posted on The Cinema Fix presents::
GREAT ENSEMBLE FILM CASTS #4 – HELL DRIVERS (1957) Directed by: Cy Endfield Produced by: Benjamin Fisz and Earl St John Written by: Cy Endfield and John Kruse Cast: Stanley Baker, Peggy Cummins,…

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The Coronavirus Writers’ Room (Day 1)

Originally posted on Screenwriting from Iowa:
NOTE: Starting today, I’m going to try a little experiment. I’m calling it the Coronavirus Writers’ Room. I don’t mean to downplay the seriousness of the deadly situation around the world. But this is…

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HBO TV REVIEW: WATCHMEN (2019) – META-GONZO TV OF THE HIGHEST ORDER!

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HBO TV REVIEW: WATCHMEN (2019) Adapted by: Damon Lindelhof Based on: Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons Writers: Damon Lindelhof, Nick Cuse, Lila Byock, Christal Henry, Carly Wray, Cord Jefferson, Stacy Kuffour-Osei,…

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A Film Lover’s Short Story

In yet another departure from what I’ve been doing on Saturdays, I’m going to post one of the short stories currently in this collection. My reason for doing that here are two-fold: 1. A reviewer once commented that the author … Continue reading

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