RIP RICHARD SCHICKEL


Richard Schickel, the longtime film critic for Time magazine who also wrote 37 books, mostly on film, and directed a number of documentaries on film subjects, died on Saturday in Los Angeles of complications from a series of strokes, his family told the Los Angeles Times. He was 84. “He was one of the fathers…… via […]

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The Begorrathon 2017


March is just around the corner, which in these parts means only one thing. Reading Ireland Month Once again, Cathy from 746 Books and I will be co-hosting a month-long blogathon on all things Irish: books, movies, music, TV, and whatever you’re having yourself.  We had huge success last year: 130 posts from bloggers worldwide! […]

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Oscars 2017: Hail, Caesar


The Film: Hail, Caesar The Pitch: There’s No Business Like Showbusiness … Ya Got That, Buster? Number of Nominations: 1 Which Categories? Best Production Design Will it Win? No. In another year, Jess Gonchor and Nancy Haigh‘s loving recreation of 1950s Hollywood, with sets that wouldn’t look out of place in famous movies of the era, […]

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