Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Battle of Algiers – 1966

Watching The Battle of Algiers is almost like reading yesterday’s New York Times – Arabs coming to terms with Western culture, and coming to terms with their own need for freedom and self-determination. Not reaching a final destination – if … Continue reading

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The Sweet Smell of Success – 1957

The Sweet Smell of Success features great performances by Tony Curtis and Burt Lancaster. I’ve seen both actors in so many movies over the years, it was a surprise to see such incredibly rich performances in this movie. The dialog … Continue reading

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