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Entries from June 2006

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

June 26th, 2006 · No Comments

San Francisco private eye Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) – “a man of nice judgment and many resources” – is hired by prim dame Bridgid O’Shaugnessy (Mary Astor) to follow a man who her sister apparently ran off with. Spade’s partner Sam Archer tails the man, but ends up getting plugged full of lead. Spade investigates […]

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Tags: Famous line · Golden Age of Hollywood

Stay (2005)

June 22nd, 2006 · No Comments

University psychiatrist Sam Foster (Ewan McGregor), covering for a colleague mysteriously absent from work, receives a visit from an art student named Henry, who has set his car abalze while it was parked on the Brooklyn Bridge. Played with just the right amount of intensity and brooding by Ryan Gosling from The Notebook, Henry informs […]

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Match Point (2005)

June 20th, 2006 · No Comments

Chris Wilton, a second rate tennis pro from a modest Irish background (Jonathan Rhys Meyers from Bend It Like Beckham) takes a job as a private coach in the well-heeled Belgravia district of London. His affable charm soon gains him access to a world of wealth and privilege, befriending young playboy Tom (Matthew Goode) and […]

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Tags: Museums and galleries