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Lindsay Lohan in The Canyons

The Canyons

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     22 July   Paul Schrader born, 1946 Today in 1946, the writer, critic and director Paul Schrader was born, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. The son of Calvinist parents, he was brought up strictly and

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A flashback sequence from Mishima

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     25 November     Yukio Mishima commits seppuku, 1970 On this day in 1970, the Japanese writer/actor/director Yukio Mishima disembowelled himself ritualistically, after having tried and failed to persuade troops at the Ichigaya barracks to

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