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Sunset Boulevard

From the opening scene of a dead man face down in a pool to a star’s tragic descent down the stairs into madness, Sunset Boulevard is a Hollywood classic that ranks near the top of the 100 best films of all time. Joe Gillis (William Holden) is a down-on-his-luck Hollywood writer in need of a… Read More ›

Lady in the Lake

This 1947 film noir is unique in its presentation. “Right now you’re reading in your newspapers and hearing over your radios…about a murder.  They call it the Case of the Lady in the Lake.  It’s a good title.  It fits.  What you’ve read and what you’ve heard is one thing.  The real thing is something else.  There’s… Read More ›

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