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Star Wars: how R2D2 and Chewie really fit in

This is a little old, and some of you may have read it already, but I love the concept. Loose Connections – Post a comment – StumbleUpon. These posts are kinda like this one: Rare Star Wars photos Raras Fotos … Continue reading

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The ongoing failure of the PG-13 rating

Hollywood’s never really been a bastion of consistency when it comes to certifying movies’ suitability for audiences. The Hays Code, the ’68 revamping, the additions of PG-13 and NC-17 and the wholescale deletion of the dreaded X…more violence and less … Continue reading

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Magnificent Obsession – the tale of Welles’ Magnificent Ambersons

It’s remotely possible that a print of Welles’ uncut version of Ambersons still exists. Maybe it’s even down in Brazil. It’s not likely, but who knows. The backstory is compelling, a terrific glimpse into the downfall of one of Hollywood’s … Continue reading

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Oh, 3D, ye had such humble beginnings….

This old RETROCRUSH piece is really cool. I have several sets of the glasses, still, and I do have some VHS movies in 3D. I should hook up the ol’ VHS player. Kids, a VHS player is how we used … Continue reading

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When The Real Mafia Tried To Stop Filming Of ‘The Godfather’

Now, I know The Godfather… but I had never heard this awesome behind-the-scenes tale before: When The Real Mafia Tried To Stop Filming Of ‘The Godfather’. These posts are kinda like this one: The Godfather movies … and oranges. Yeah, … Continue reading

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