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Kirk Douglas, Hollywood legend and star of Spartacus, dies aged 103

  Kirk Douglas, the self-styled “ragman’s son” who became the last great star of Hollywood’s golden age, has died at the age of 103. His son Michael announced the news … Continue reading


Ace in the Hole – Sunset Boulevard

This film contains one of my favourite movie quotes when Jan Sterling’s character says to Kirk Douglas: “I’ve met some hard-boiled eggs in my time but you? You’re twenty minutes.” Originally … Continue reading

11/08/2015 · Leave a comment

Jane Fonda to be Honored by Santa Barbara Film Festival

08/12/2015 · Leave a comment

Kirk Douglas: Disaster Tourism for Fun & Profit

Originally posted on Silver Screenings:
Kirk Douglas discovers the Story Of A Lifetime. Image: Criterion We humans are fascinated by disaster and tragedy. Many tourist attractions (politely named “Interpretive Centres”) have been built…

05/15/2015 · 2 Comments