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|Arts & Entertainment "Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued." The written word, the spoken word, performance art, visual art. What is "Art?" From television advertising to opera, comic books to classic literature, vacation snapshots to the Sistine Chapel Frescoes; we are exposed to art every day. What is art to you?|
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|04-01-2011, 06:36 PM||#1 (permalink)|
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Seminal film-noir with Fred MacMurray as the insurance salesman caught in a web of murder and betrayal. The tension is built up expertly in this firecraker plot.
Great performances from Barbara Stanwyck with Edward G Robinson's claims adjuster providing the perfect foil.
|05-01-2011, 06:28 AM||#3 (permalink)|
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Classics can be different for different people. I just watched 'Harold and Maude' and found it quite something. As a child, I remember it being exciting because of the kid always trying to 'kill' himself but saw it in a different way this time.
|05-01-2011, 11:38 AM||#11 (permalink)|
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I'll pick one less cited as a classical great. Fine performances by all. Well written with many subplots. A wonderful blend of action, drama, comedy and romance.
Photography and scenes excellent especially given it was released in 1939. Sam Jaffe, as Gunga Din, stole the show from a star studded cast and didn't receive near the acclaim he should have. Note his name doesn't even appear on the poster even though he is the title character.
A must see if you haven't and well worth another look if you have.
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