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Entries Tagged as 'Grandfather/grandson relationship'

Time With One Cold-Blooded Bastard

July 16th, 2010 · 6 Comments

In the month of July, I take a look at films released in my very favorite film stock and aspect ratio: black & white in anamorphic. Unless they’re being financed with credit cards, movies are rarely shot like this anymore because they’re impossible to sell to television. Yet these dreams sneak onto Turner Classic Movies […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Coming of age · Drunk scene · Famous line · Grandfather/grandson relationship · Master and pupil · Shot In Texas · Small town · Western

Avalon (1990)

January 13th, 2008 · 8 Comments

Synopsis “I came to America in 1914, by way of Philadelphia. That’s where I got off the boat. And then I came to Baltimore. It was the most beautiful place you have ever seen in your life.” This begins the oft-repeated story Sam Krichinsky (Armin Mueller-Stahl) tells to his grandchildren. Sam’s remembrances include entering the […]

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Tags: Father/son relationship · Grandfather/grandson relationship