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John Wayne in The Searchers

The Searchers

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     26 May   John Wayne born, 1907 On this day in 1907, Marion Robert Morrison was born, in Winterset, Iowa, USA. He was named after the Civil War veteran Marion Mitchell Morrison, and the young

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Jean Reno and Natalie Portman in Léon: The Professional

Jean Reno: The Bulletproof Star

In a long career that’s seen him starring in films good, bad and spectacularly terrible, the public’s affection for French icon Jean Reno has never wavered. How does he do it?   Big guy. Woolly hat. Stubble. Shades. Round shades. Dark round shades. Doesn’t say much. Kills people. Sensitively. Ask

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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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