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Touch of Evil [1958]

Finished watching Touch of Evil today.. it is one of the great Noir movies which had somehow escaped my attention previously. I have many profound thoughts on it, but they’re mostly critical. Generally, it pulled punches where a modern movie wouldn’t, … Continue reading

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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell [2004]

Just wanted to put in a quick plug also for Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. It’s about two English wizards bringing magic back to the world c. 1810. The main characters are at times frustratingly stupid, but generally they’re sympathetic … Continue reading

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