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Julie Christie in Don't Look Now

Don’t Look Now

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     25 March   The founding of Venice, AD421 On this day in the year AD421, Venice was founded. Sited on 118 islands in a lagoon between the mouths of the rivers Po and Piave, Venice

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Michael Emil and Theresa Russell in Insignificance

Insignificance

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     14 March   Albert Einstein born, 1879 On this day in 1879, Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany, to Hermann and Pauline Einstein. His father was an engineer who founded his own company selling

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Terence Stamp and Julie Christie in Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     11 January     Thomas Hardy dies, 1928 On this day in 1928, the novelist and poet Thomas Hardy died. He was 87 and this Victorian writer had survived into and almost through the age

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Donald Sutherland in Don't Look Now

Don’t Look Now

        It seems an odd thing to say, but most films aren’t really that cinematic. Most films, you could close your eyes and follow them. Not so with Nicolas Roeg’s “arthouse horror”. Close your eyes and you’re lost. In fact, even with your eyes open, all is

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