Tag: Humphrey Bogart

Casablanca

    Exhortations to go and see this timeless film are usually based on its treasure chest of quotable lines. “Round up the usual suspects”, “We’ll always have Paris”, “Play it, Sam”, “Here’s looking at you, kid” and so on. But there’s more to it than that. It’s the one

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Ryan Reynolds and the Death of the Real Man

    All aboard Ryan Reynolds, prime example of Hollywood’s new breed of depilated, exfoliated, irrigated masculine star. Whatever happened to real men?     From out of the low, strong sun, three figures ride towards the camera, tall in the saddle, squinting into the wind. As they hit medium

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