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Sketchpads in Hitchcock

In my last post I connected Topaz and The Trouble with Harry via the dependable John Forsythe — but an equally linky link could also be found in their mutual use of sketchpads.   Sketchpads. *   *   * Sketchpads. Not … Continue reading

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Duels and Gemstones: Hitchcock’s Topaz

Nobody of sound mind is going to recommend Topaz to you as Hitchcock’s finest. There’s no sense of necessity to the proceedings, the majority of characters are like charismatic debris, and you’ve got actors doing Foreign after using their ass … Continue reading

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Taking the Mickey

You’ve all marveled at these new pictures no doubt by now. You’ve all taken them in quietly. You have, without even knowing, already entered the snowman. What pictures? Why the new Annie Leibovitz pictures of course! You know Annie, she’s … Continue reading

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New Post V: Sequelopolis

Finding sequel titles shouldn’t be this difficult: Spiderman, Spiderman 2, Spiderman 3. The end. It CAN be done. But every so often we get a “Leprechaun VI: Back To Tha Hood” or a “2 Fast 2 Furious” which reminds us … Continue reading

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