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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Peter O’Toole: Acting With Messianic Determination

  Peter O’Toole (1932 – 2013) achieved instant stardom playing T. E. Lawrence in Lawrence of Arabia (1962) for which he received his first Academy Award nomination. O’Toole received seven further Oscar nominations: Becket (1964), The Lion in Winter (1968), Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969), The Ruling Class (1972), The Stunt Man (1980), My Favorite Year (1982) and Venus (2006). O’Toole never won the Oscar. But he’s in great company. Cary Grant and Alfred Hitchcock were also […]

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Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1960s: Lawrence of Arabia

We continue our survey of the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1960s. For the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1950s, click here. For the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1940s, click here. For the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1930s click here. For the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1920s click here. 3. Lawrence of Arabia, 1962. Such […]

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“Will No One Rid Me of This Troublesome Tea Party”

One after the other, Obama’s IRS officials step up and do what government bureaucrats do best: they spin, they obfuscate, they lie, and they cover their rear-ends.  We have been treated to the reality of big government: a mob of lawless bureaucrats drunk on their own power. These men and women, career government pencil pushers, […]

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