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« Reply #160 on: November 14, 2016, 07:44:43 PM »
I'm working my way through a series of detective novels that are set in 1940 Hollywood.  I think 2 dozen books, I'm on #3.  Read a chapter a day.

The Toby Peters series, by Stuart Kaminsky.  Peters does gumshoe work for the movie studios.  A great gimmick for a series, because you don't have to do a lot of character description.  When he meets and talks to Judy Garland, you can picture her from her movies.  Don't need to describe her hair, voice, eyes, etc.  The books are a blast if you like old movies.  And it seems that they'll all take place over the course of a year or so.  As soon as one case ends, he's hired by another studio to do another job.  So I expect all of the books will take place in Golden Age Hollywood.

http://forum.mobilism.org/viewtopic.php?t=703455

That's the series, if the link still works.  Download that, uncompress it and use a reader like Mobipocket, and you're in business.

EDIT:  Just finished watching the analysis.  I liked it.  Gave me some things to watch for next time.  Thank you.

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Re: Good movies
« Reply #161 on: November 14, 2016, 08:21:02 PM »
Spellbound (1945)

Spellbound is a 1945 American psychological mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It tells the story of the new head of a mental asylum who turns out not to be what he claims. The film stars Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov and Leo G. Carroll. It is an adaptation by Angus MacPhail and Ben Hecht of the novel The House of Dr. Edwardes (1927) by Hilary Saint George Saunders and John Palmer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qku4jtvtay8&list=PL5F459158D82682A9&index=169

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I've reached the point where I don't want to watch movies set in the NOW...Where everybody has cell phones , laptops ,and all that stuff.....
One good period film that came out recently was BRIDGE OF SPIES....

Anyway , there is something about films made  before JFK was wacked circa 1963....

It's a way to understand the world my parents lived in , .People were my polite
and there was less programming like the Hollywood movies of today.....

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Re: Good movies
« Reply #162 on: November 14, 2016, 08:57:10 PM »

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Re: Good movies
« Reply #163 on: November 14, 2016, 09:11:16 PM »
Shake Hands with the Devil (1959 film)

It stars James Cagney and Don Murray. Also featured are Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns, Sybil Thorndike and Michael Redgrave.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXFtRo6s0fY&list=PLOTAgTQKjcu-B41khUI9sr5ARYrDVJm1D&index=63

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shake_Hands_with_the_Devil_(1959_film)

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« Reply #164 on: November 17, 2016, 06:36:10 PM »
"Dances with wolves" ( 1990 ). 7 Oscars. Roles: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell...according Michael Blake`s novel.



First Half of movie is boring ( like a sports game ) and second half - awesome.   8)

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« Reply #165 on: November 17, 2016, 08:07:03 PM »
I'm working my way through a series of detective novels that are set in 1940 Hollywood.  I think 2 dozen books, I'm on #3.  Read a chapter a day.

The Toby Peters series, by Stuart Kaminsky.  Peters does gumshoe work for the movie studios.  A great gimmick for a series, because you don't have to do a lot of character description.  When he meets and talks to Judy Garland, you can picture her from her movies.  Don't need to describe her hair, voice, eyes, etc.  The books are a blast if you like old movies.  And it seems that they'll all take place over the course of a year or so.  As soon as one case ends, he's hired by another studio to do another job.  So I expect all of the books will take place in Golden Age Hollywood.

http://forum.mobilism.org/viewtopic.php?t=703455

That's the series, if the link still works.  Download that, uncompress it and use a reader like Mobipocket, and you're in business.

EDIT:  Just finished watching the analysis.  I liked it.  Gave me some things to watch for next time.  Thank you.

@ Rex.....FASCINATING...THANKS...
Books in this series:
1. Bullet for A Star (1977)
2. Murder on the Yellow Brick Road (1978)
3. You Bet Your Life (1978)
4. The Howard Hughes Affair (1979)
5. Never Cross a Vampire (1980)
6. High Midnight (1981)
7. Catch A Falling Clown (1982)
8. He Done Her Wrong (1983)
9. The Fala Factor (1984)
10. Down for the Count (1985)
11. The Man Who Shot Lewis Vance (1986)
12. Smart Moves (1987)
13. Think Fast, Mr. Peters (1988)
14. Buried Caesars (1989)
15. Poor Butterfly (1990)
16. The Melting Clock (1991)
17. The Devil Met A Lady (1993)
18. Tomorrow is Another Day (1995)
19. Dancing in the Dark (1996)
20. A Fatal Glass of Beer (1997)
21. A Few Minutes Past Midnight (2001)
22. To Catch a Spy (2002)
23. Mildred Pierced (2003)
24. Now You See It (2004)

More info here: http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/k/stuart-m-kaminsky/

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Re: Good movies
« Reply #166 on: November 18, 2016, 05:36:21 PM »
"Surviving the game" ( 1984 ). Roles: Ice-T, Rutger Hauer, Charles S. Dutton,John C. McGinley, William McNamara with Gary Busey and F. Murray Abraham.



Their "therapy" are killing people, but...

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Re: Good movies
« Reply #167 on: November 20, 2016, 07:49:13 AM »
Three Days of the Condor  [ 1975 ]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Days_of_the_Condor

Turner learns that the report he had filed provided links to a secret plan to take over Middle Eastern oil fields. The planning "game" is later described as a rogue project initiated without formal approval from above. Fear of its disclosure was sufficient to have Atwood privately order the elimination of Turner's section.

Note..Movie made in 75   ---18 years before Gulf War II


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Re: Good movies
« Reply #168 on: November 20, 2016, 03:09:37 PM »



https://www.lewrockwell.com/2016/11/bill-sardi/silencing-patton/
 


Movie Review: Silence Patton

By Bill Sardi

I drove home after viewing a “sneak peek” of Robert Orlando (writer/director) and Mark Joseph’s (producer) documentary film about General George Patton entitled SILENCE PATTON thinking about something this film never intended when it was first conceived.  I drove home thinking we never learn from the past.

The current events of the day, namely the election of Donald Trump, forces one to make comparisons with General George Patton.  Oh, I’m going to hear it from veterans who will quickly say: “Donald Trump is no George Patton.”  Yes, that is true.  But I kept thinking of the lessons learned from the SILENCE PATTON film and I couldn’t help but parallel them with what is going on today in America.  The movie may portend America’s future.

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General Patton was outspoken.  He was no diplomat.  He saw no romance in war as military recruiters often sell to young men.  He had the unflinching nerve. He didn’t mince his words.  He spoke with bluntness.  He was not politically correct.


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« Reply #169 on: November 20, 2016, 03:39:22 PM »


https://www.lewrockwell.com/2016/11/bill-sardi/silencing-patton/
 


Movie Review: Silence Patton

By Bill Sardi

I drove home after viewing a “sneak peek” of Robert Orlando (writer/director) and Mark Joseph’s (producer) documentary film about General George Patton entitled SILENCE PATTON thinking about something this film never intended when it was first conceived.  I drove home thinking we never learn from the past.

The current events of the day, namely the election of Donald Trump, forces one to make comparisons with General George Patton.  Oh, I’m going to hear it from veterans who will quickly say: “Donald Trump is no George Patton.”  Yes, that is true.  But I kept thinking of the lessons learned from the SILENCE PATTON film and I couldn’t help but parallel them with what is going on today in America.  The movie may portend America’s future.

Physical Gold & Silver in your IRA. Get the Facts.

General Patton was outspoken.  He was no diplomat.  He saw no romance in war as military recruiters often sell to young men.  He had the unflinching nerve. He didn’t mince his words.  He spoke with bluntness.  He was not politically correct.


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I watched a movie "Patton" (even last year I found original VHS here on Yard sale ) but this is the first time I ever heard.
Marlowe, we could switch to topic of WW2 if you would to write about Gen. Patton and his mysterious death. If you want.

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« Reply #170 on: November 20, 2016, 04:41:50 PM »
I watched a movie "Patton" (even last year I found original VHS here on Yard sale ) but this is the first time I ever heard.
Marlowe, we could switch to topic of WW2 if you would to write about Gen. Patton and his mysterious death. If you want.

Al ...I am OK with this thread as it is......WWII would require too much typing and I am a very slow typer....

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Re: Good movies
« Reply #171 on: November 20, 2016, 05:00:20 PM »
A Thousand Clowns 1965

I  first saw this film when I was dating girls in high school....
I saw it 3 times with 3 different girls...Back then that was called "playing the field"...

I thought it was  a terrific film...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGeq3aMQpbU


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Thousand_Clowns


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« Reply #172 on: November 20, 2016, 05:01:13 PM »
Al ...I am OK with this thread as it is......WWII would require too much typing and I am a very slow typer....

Marlowe, I understand you but we go out off topic.

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« Reply #173 on: November 20, 2016, 05:06:29 PM »
Marlowe, I understand you but we go out off topic.

If Patton had not been ordered to stand down he wound have reached Berlin before Xmas of 1944 and saved many , many lives....The allies bombed the railroads preventing food and heating coal from reaching the work camps....So 4 months later the Jews were starving to death.....

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« Reply #174 on: November 20, 2016, 05:30:44 PM »
If Patton had not been ordered to stand down he wound have reached Berlin before Xmas of 1944 and saved many , many lives....The allies bombed the railroads preventing food and heating coal from reaching the work camps....So 4 months later the Jews were starving to death.....

Marlowe, why Gen. Eisenhower stopped Gen. Patton ? Have you any evidence ?
About ending WW2 in Europe before 1945 was lot of talking. Now I am sure that the war was over to British PM Churchill was not delayed the opening of the Western Front in France or the Netherlands (against such a policy were the USSR and the USA).
British forces landed in Greece to disarm the local communists (EAM) and the return of the Greek King and his government in Athens ( such a development they hoped pro-Ally guerrilla ( Chetniks ) under the command of Gen. Mihailovic in Serbia  :(  )
On the other hand, I do not know why the Western Allies landed in southern France in 1944.

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« Reply #175 on: November 22, 2016, 04:30:54 PM »
"Casino" (1995). Roles: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci. Director: M. Scorsese. 


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« Reply #176 on: November 23, 2016, 05:41:40 PM »
German-American thriller "The American friend" (1977) .Roles: Bruno Ganz, Dennis Hopper...Director: Wim Wenders. 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_American_Friend

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« Reply #177 on: November 25, 2016, 02:08:07 PM »
German-American thriller "The American friend" (1977) .Roles: Bruno Ganz, Dennis Hopper...Director: Wim Wenders. 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_American_Friend
The American friend is one of my favorite  film.....

I give it an 11  on a ten scale....terrific movie...

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« Reply #178 on: November 25, 2016, 02:21:45 PM »
The American friend is one of my favorite  film.....

I give it an 11  on a ten scale....terrific movie...


You did not watch that movie? Did you ?  ::)

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« Reply #179 on: November 25, 2016, 02:29:20 PM »
You did not watch that movie? Did you ?  ::)

I saw it 3 times back when it came out....

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« Reply #180 on: November 25, 2016, 02:35:45 PM »
it is the best art forgery movie ever made...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06hIZ76Zlds

The American Friend (1977) Wim Wenders Trailer 
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« Reply #181 on: November 25, 2016, 07:02:35 PM »
"Crocodile Dundy" (1986). Roles: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski...


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« Reply #182 on: November 26, 2016, 11:44:39 PM »

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« Reply #183 on: November 27, 2016, 12:25:32 AM »
http://m.imdb.com/title/tt0095560/

Mac and Me

If you like cheesy 80s movies.  It was on tv today and gave me flashbacks, my god this movie was embarrassing to watch, kind of funny though, in a non funny way

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« Reply #184 on: November 28, 2016, 09:55:17 PM »
Just watched "Closed Circuit", with Eric Bana. Great movie. And Eric was the added bonus.  ;D

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« Reply #185 on: December 02, 2016, 05:33:15 PM »
"Blue Thunder" (1983 ) Roles: Roy Scheider, Malcolm MacDowell...


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« Reply #186 on: December 02, 2016, 07:09:17 PM »
14 hidden jokes and cryptic metaphors in The Big Lebowski

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A few corrections
1) Hungus' pronunciation of cable is apparently the German version. I don't speak German, but had doubts about the Kabal interpretation, which is why I included immediately after that part of the video a clip of Dude saying "Face it Walter there isn't any connection".
2) Dude's "mini-bowling ball" is a Magic 8 ball, but it certainly has the appearance of a bowling ball and the number 8 is very similar to the B design on the bowling balls used in other scenes. Given Dude's bowling pin pipe prop I suspect the Magic 8 ball may still represent a bowling ball of sorts and perhaps something about Dude's philosophy generally - books on UFOs and other stuff.
3) The Edelwiess translation - while writing the video I came across the translation of it meaning a white flower, but the translation engine I used came back with "Noble White" so that's the one I put in the vid.

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« Reply #187 on: December 03, 2016, 06:12:06 PM »
14 hidden jokes and cryptic metaphors in The Big Lebowski

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A few corrections
1) Hungus' pronunciation of cable is apparently the German version. I don't speak German, but had doubts about the Kabal interpretation, which is why I included immediately after that part of the video a clip of Dude saying "Face it Walter there isn't any connection".
2) Dude's "mini-bowling ball" is a Magic 8 ball, but it certainly has the appearance of a bowling ball and the number 8 is very similar to the B design on the bowling balls used in other scenes. Given Dude's bowling pin pipe prop I suspect the Magic 8 ball may still represent a bowling ball of sorts and perhaps something about Dude's philosophy generally - books on UFOs and other stuff.
3) The Edelwiess translation - while writing the video I came across the translation of it meaning a white flower, but the translation engine I used came back with "Noble White" so that's the one I put in the vid.


Tonight on the Cable TV is "The Big Lebowski" in 3:40 (CET). Too bad I must go to work.  :(

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« Reply #188 on: December 06, 2016, 11:56:42 AM »
"The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid" (1972) Roles: Cliff Richardson ( T. "Cole" Younger ), Robert Duvaill ( Jesse James )...


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« Reply #189 on: December 08, 2016, 06:17:20 AM »
"Village of the Damned" (1995) Roles: Christopher Reeve ( 1952-2004), K. Alley, Linda Kozlowski, Mark Hamill...Writers: John Windham ( book)...Director: John Carpenter.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OR9ha5l9FzM

In one scene, "doctor", whose role is played К. Аlley she said, paraphrasing "The CIA used LSD injected into a fertilized cell to see how it will affect the child's DNA."

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« Reply #190 on: December 09, 2016, 08:41:14 PM »
Nightcrawler.  Trailer below is about 1:34:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6C8jsusAvA

Good character study, in a Travis Bickle kind of way.


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« Reply #191 on: December 11, 2016, 05:25:45 PM »
"Iron Man" (2008). Cast: Robert Downey Jr. , G. Paltrow, Jeff Bridges...



Although I have a few comic book "Iron Man", after 15 minutes I wanted to turn off the TV. I thought, Well that Tony Stark 'James Bond military-industrial complex, "but I watched the movie until the end and delighted I am.
This means that we go to the center of Belgrade to increase the comic collection "Iron Man".

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« Reply #192 on: December 19, 2016, 04:26:03 AM »
watching imperium ... there is a radio talk show host (or smth like that) dallas wolf... wondering if he is a hollywood leftists' parody on [one man from texas] ;)

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« Reply #193 on: December 19, 2016, 04:59:02 AM »
2001 A Space Odyssey is on my list to watch soon.
It's worth watching every so often.   
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« Reply #194 on: December 19, 2016, 05:36:00 AM »
From http://forum.globalgulag.com/index.php?topic=580.msg4774#msg4774

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)

In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 metres deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up! This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1401143/

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« Reply #195 on: December 19, 2016, 05:42:53 AM »
2001 A Space Odyssey is on my list to watch soon.
It's worth watching every so often.   

I enjoyed the accompanying mp3 commentary by Bill Cooper, explaining the occult / mystery babylon references in the film.

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« Reply #196 on: December 20, 2016, 03:59:17 AM »
I enjoyed the accompanying mp3 commentary by Bill Cooper, explaining the occult / mystery babylon references in the film.

I'd like to hear that commentary.   I still have a VCR , all my
movies at home are on VHS format.  I think the special effects
for when 2001 space odyssey came out are exceptional for that era. 
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« Reply #197 on: December 25, 2016, 03:20:31 PM »
A Moral Right (The Politics Of Dirty Harry)

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« Reply #198 on: January 02, 2017, 02:19:21 PM »
"The Deer Hunter" ( 1978). Script, Produced and Directed by Michael Cimino ( 1939-2016).
Roles: R. De Niro ( Michael "Misha" Vronski), C. Walken, M. Savage, M. Streep, J. Cazale...   


Robert De Niro in movie with Serbian rifle ?


Young Meryl Streep on the wedding with scar on her beautiful face

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« Reply #199 on: January 12, 2017, 05:28:08 PM »
Just watched this very well made Russian sniper movie. Very worthwhile watching:

Battle for Sevastopol (2015) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_Sevastopol



You are right. I did not watch important basketball game because this film:
Lyudmila, women do not suppose to go war .
NO, cowards do not suppose go to war !