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Original art for the poster of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     9 January     Lee Van Cleef born, 1925 On this day in 1925, Clarence Leroy Van Cleef Jr was born, in New Jersey, USA. Best known for his portrayal of baddies, Van Cleef served

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Jessica Walter gets busy in Play Misty for Me

Play Misty for Me

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     12 December     Marconi receives the first transatlantic message, 1901 On this day in 1901, Guglielmo Marconi, one of the pioneers of long-distance radio transmission, finally proved that radio waves could travel really long

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Gran Torino

      Old grizzled Clint Eastwood plays Shirty Harry in a film about redemption, ageing, learning to live with others, sacrifice but most of all about the myth of Clint himself. The skimpy plot concerns a grumpy Korean war veteran whose neighbourhood has gone to the dogs, evidence of

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