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Entries from September 2006

Southern Comfort (1981)

September 29th, 2006 · 1 Comment

A Louisiana National Guard unit led by Peter Coyote set off on a training exercise through the bayou backwoods. They’re joined by a corporal from El Paso (Powers Boothe) who was kicked out of the Texas National Guard and has a general distaste for rednecks. Also along for the maneuver is a sharp wit (Keith […]

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All About Eve (1950)

September 27th, 2006 · No Comments

Academy Award winner of Best Picture for 1950 opens with the toast of Broadway, Eve Harrington (Anne Baxter), being bestowed the prestigious Sarah Siddons Award for Distinguished Achievement. Also at the awards ceremony is Karen Richards (Celeste Holm), wife of a playwright, who recalls the night Eve was nothing more than a starving fan waiting […]

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Tags: Famous line · Master and pupil

Hard Times (1975)

September 25th, 2006 · 2 Comments

A drifter who answers to the name Chaney (Charles Bronson) hops off a cargo train in a Southern town beset by the Depression, where he follows a crowd of men into a warehouse and catches a bareknuckled pick-up fight. Afterwards, Chaney approaches the losing street fighter’s manager – Spencer “Speed” Weed (James Coburn) – in […]

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Tags: Road trip