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Think Fast, Mr. Moto

Hungarian born and Austrian educated, Peter Lorre was cast for eight films (1937-1939) as Mr. Moto, a smart and able Japanese man who foils villains in a variety of ways. If you read many reviews of the Mr. Moto chronology, you’ll find a number of reviewers who want to invoke a racial element in reviewing […]

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Carousel

Carousel is one of the most unusual musicals that I have ever seen. It features beautiful music and fantastic scenery but the story is quite dark. Carousel could be called a “remake” of the 1934 French film Lilliom, which starred Charles Boyer. In fact, if you buy the two-DVD 50th Anniversary edition of the movie, […]

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