"THE MALTESE FALCON" (1931) Review

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”THE MALTESE FALCON” (1931) Review

The three versions of Dashiell Hammett’s 1930 novel seemed to have become a legend in Hollywood circles during the past decade. Many filmgoers are familiar with John Huston’s 1941 adaptation that starred Humphrey Bogart. However in recent years, these same movie fans have become familiar with previous adaptations of the novel. Collapse )

"THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK" (1977) Review





"THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK" (1977) Review

I have seen my share of movie and television productions that are based on novels and plays by Alexandre Dumas père and his son Alexandre Dumas fils And for some reason, I never get tired of watching them - over and over again. And one of them is the 1977 television movie, "THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK". Collapse )

"PERRY MASON" Season One (2020) Photo Gallery



Below are images from the HBO series, "PERRY MASON". Based upon the characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner and created by Rolin Jones and Ron Fitzgerald; the series stars Matthew Rhys in the title role: Collapse )

"Breaking Up the Avengers"





"BREAKING UP THE AVENGERS"

Ever since I first saw "CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR" back in May 2016, I have been in a state of confusion of the series of events that led to the break-up of the Avengers within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The more I examine those events created by the film’s screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, the more I find the narrative confusing. So what exactly happened? Collapse )

"TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY" (2011) Review




"TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY" (2011) Review

Between the late 1970s and early 1980s, author John le Carré wrote a series of popular novels called The Karla Trilogy that featured MI-6 officer George Smiley as the leading character. At least two versions of "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" had been made The most recent is the 2011 movie in which Gary Oldman starred as Smiley. Collapse )