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A casual historical past of the flicks instructed via a few of cinema's best-loved scenes, from the early days of Hollywood to the current dayPithy put-downs, hard-boiled snarlings, phrases of affection and regretthey're all the following during this choice of 500 memorable motion picture charges, embracing either one-liners (My identify is Pussy Galore) and slices of snappy discussion from photographs as varied as King Kong, Vertigo, The brilliant Seven, Read more...


a casual heritage of the films instructed via a few of cinema's best-loved scenes, from the early days of Hollywood to the current day. Read more...

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Same haircuts. Full of hormones, just like you. Invincible, just like you feel. The world is their oyster. They believe they’re destined for great things, just like many of you. Their eyes are full of hope, just like you. Did they wait until it was too late to make from their lives even one iota of what they were capable? Because you see, gentlemen, these boys are now fertilizing daffodils. But if you listen real close, you can hear them whisper their legacy to you. Go on, lean in. Listen. Do you hear it?

COP: Where was this murder committed? BIGELOW: San Francisco, last night. COP: Who was murdered? BIGELOW: I was. A. (1950) I saw the two of you, the way you were looking at each other tonight, like a couple of wild animals. Almost scared me. Gun Crazy [aka Deadly is the Female] (1950) You’ll always be a two-bit cannon. And when they pick you up in the gutter dead, you’re hand’ll be in a drunk’s pocket. Pickup on South Street (1953) Every extra buck has a meaning all its own. Pickup on South Street (1953) MIKE: You’re never around when I need you.

Just the edge of it. Dir: Hugh Hudson • Scr: Robert Towne (as P. H. Vazak), Michael Austin • Based on a novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs • Cast: Ian Holm (Captain Philippe D’Arnot) Edgar Rice Burroughs created the jungle-dwelling hero in his novel Tarzan of the Apes (1912). Several silent film adaptations quickly followed but the character was most famously played by Olympic swimming champion Johnny Weissmüller in various appearances between 1932 and 1948. With Greystoke, director Hugh Hudson hoped to deliver a more faithful representation of Burroughs’ original story; Academy Award-winning writer Robert Towne (Chinatown, Reds) was so unhappy with Hudson’ s vision that he asked for his name to be replaced with that of his sheepdog, P .

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