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Robert Osborne 1932-2017

Film historian Robert Osborne passed away yesterday at the age of 84.

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2013: It Was The Best of Times, It Was The Worst of Times

This past year has been terrible. On the domestic front, Obama’s political and personal pathologies dominate. I recently spoke with a close friend who is a fine, dedicated physician in a small private practice. He’s considering early retirement. “I don’t think I can continue practicing medicine under ObamaCare. It forces me to pay more attention […]

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Pickup on South Street

Don’t miss Sam Fuller’s great Pickup on South Street, (1953) broadcast this evening on Turner Classic Movies. It’s a beautifully crafted hard-boiled drama, and Fuller is at the top of his form in this tale of an amoral pickpocket, Richard Widmark, mixed up in international Communist espionage. Jean Peters does a great turn as B-girl—that’s […]

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