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    08-02-2020, 10:59 AM
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    Only one: the entire film of American Sniper. Chris Kyle's story was a fraud, and Clint maintained it-even omitted Bush's ordering him to shoot...
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    08-02-2020, 08:47 AM
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    Has he withdrawn support? I wasn't aware of a political subtext in Leone, but it doesn't surprise me. Clint's "hard-right" politics are...
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    08-01-2020, 05:22 PM
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    The Good, The Bad & the Ugly is probably the best western of all-time. Clint's westerns are probably the set bar. (Next to John Ford)
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    08-01-2020, 08:21 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    No, I'm not really a western fan. There were 4 John Ford (lesser) westerns on TCM yesterday, and I couldn't summon the strength to see them. I...
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    07-31-2020, 02:51 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    HOW THE WEST WAS WON (1962) Filmed in Cinerama in 5 segments by three directors, this is a pretty good movie. While not in the top eschelon...
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    07-30-2020, 09:30 AM
    Interesting shift for Ron Howard. He was pilloried (unjustly) for his Star Wars film SOLO, which I loved. I'll look for "Rebuilding Paradise". ...
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    07-30-2020, 09:14 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    CAT PEOPLE (1942) REVELATIONS 13:2 The beast I saw resembled a leopard, but had feet like those of a bear, and a mouth like that of a lion.
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    07-29-2020, 07:33 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    VIVA LAS VEGAS (1964) Probably the most dynamic of all the Elvis Presley pictures, with the thinnest of plots. The King plays "Lucky Jackson",...
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    07-29-2020, 03:41 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    ONE MILLION YEARS B.C. This plays like an episode of Star Trek without any Starfleet crew members. Ray Harryhausen did the special effects,...
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    07-29-2020, 12:37 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    FORBIDDEN PLANET (1956) A classic sci-fi film, full of nostalgia. I thoroughly enjoyed Fred M. Wilcox's Forbidden Planet, a futuristic 50's...
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    07-28-2020, 05:35 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    DOCTOR ZHIVAGO (1965) Omar Sharif is Dr. Yuri Zhivago, a physician and poet caught up in love and the October Revolution in Russia. David...
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    07-28-2020, 11:58 AM
    Got it now. He lived it indeed... Amazing man, and the fact that Trump won't pay his respects means Donald is FIRED.
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    07-28-2020, 10:34 AM
    I now know what Rush meant when he said what he does is "Theatre of the Mind"... I found a green hardcover book from 2003 with that title. It's a...
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    07-28-2020, 10:21 AM
    "John Lewis is the movie star of the summer". Indeed. I've been watching the CNN coverage since his death, and it's been moving. Funny you mention...
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    07-28-2020, 10:10 AM
    I admire Helmut Newton's photography. I don't think he's misogynistic because I sense no hostility in his work.
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    07-28-2020, 08:47 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Cable package is installed, so it's back to TCM! I missed that channel. I just saw the following films: December 7th: the movie- propaganda...
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    07-10-2020, 05:17 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Thanks Chris, so far so good...
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    07-10-2020, 03:48 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    I'm in the process of re-locating, so this thread is on hiatus until I'm settled. I am a TCM addict, so I'll keep it going once I've got my cable...
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    07-06-2020, 03:30 PM
    Rushie has used a baseball analogy to describe his cancer treatment, and is hoping to have "extra Innings" (years?). In other news, I bought his...
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