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Entries from January 2006

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

January 22nd, 2006 · No Comments

College film staple written and performed by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Eric Idle and Michael Palin (Monty Python) has a miniscule budget – which through droll wit and memorable sight gags – becomes one of the movie’s best jokes, in a spoof the legend of King Arthur, British history and epic […]

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The Wind and the Lion (1975)

January 17th, 2006 · No Comments

Sean Connery – who appears on screen for thirty minutes at most – stars as a dashing desert brigand who, in turn of the century Morocco, kidnaps an American woman (Candice Bergen) and her two children and takes off across the dunes with them, hoping to embarrass the sultan. Playful banter between Connery and Bergen […]

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The Way We Were (1973)

January 10th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Artificial romance that chronicles the relationship between “a loudmouthed New York Jew” played by Barbara Streisand and the object of her fascination, a WASP novelist played by Robert Redford. They meet in college in 1940 and political differences ultimately force their separation during the Black List of the early 1950s. Despite the politics that are […]

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