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Tag Archives: Pat O’Brien

At some point in January I decided to keep track of all the movies I watch in 2018. Please read that sentence carefully: “the movies I watch” is the key phrase. As a rule, I rarely “go out to see” a movie in theaters anymore because I don’t care too much about new movies. I’ll […]

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I mentioned before that my introduction to the classic films of the 1930s and 1940s came in the early 1970s when, as an eight or nine year old kid, our local PBS station began running old Warner Brothers movies every Friday night at 8:00 p.m. and then re-running them again on Sundays at 2:00 p.m. […]

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I’ve been meaning to put some Spencer Tracy posts up here as TCM has picked him as the star of the month for October. As far as I’m concerned, Tracy is the star of all time. He came from “the Golden Age of American Film” and he had a few contemporaries who could hold the […]

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