Tag Archives: Movies

Bag of Tricks

Tweet In Rear Window, 1954, Grace Kelly’s elegant Mark Cross bag emerges as something of a major character, a twin symbol of desire—Kelly cooly snaps opens the bag, unfurling a fetching neglige—and the domesticity Jimmy Stewart finds so intimidating. Women’s handbags are more than repositories of oh-so-necessary possessions but a reflection of a woman’s priorities […]

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Fourth of July Movie: Raid on Entebbe

Tweet July 4th is Independence Day. It is also the 35th anniversary of the Israeli Raid on Entebbe, July 4, 1976, in which the IDF planned and carried out one of the most audacious, innovative, and courageous rescue operations in military history. To the jihadists America is the Big Satan and Israel is the Little […]

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Four Movies for the Fourth of July

Tweet Family, friends, backyard barbecue. You’re going to load up on burgers, hot dogs and french fries. Naturally, you will be exhausted from celebrating Independence Day. Time to heave your starch-laden body into a club chair and enjoy some rousing entertainment. Here are Seraphic Secret’s suggestions: four spectacular movies that are uniquely appropriate for this […]

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Silent Jewish-Catholic Film

Tweet After much soul searching, I have decided that I made a mistake. This post is not appropriate for Seraphic Secret. It will, however, appear in BIG Hollywood in a few days.

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Haunted Hollywood

Tweet In Seraphic Secret’s move to WordPress last week, this post was, for a while, lost in cyberspace. Due to the kindness and tech know-how of our faithful reader Alter Ben-Zion, we have been able to snatch this blog out of its spectral prison. Alter also sent all the comments and they are included. In […]

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