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100 Years of Movies in 100 Days – Day 36 – Brief Encounter (1945)

Wow, what a boring movie. Don’t get me wrong, it’s well-directed but the story is just so pedestrian and every time the housewife (Celia Johnson) would drift off on her endless self-narration of her affair with the middle-aged horny toad doctor, I wanted to punch her in the mouth. Well, OK, not really. I don’t … Continue reading

100 Movies in 100 Days / Movies

100 Years of Movies in 100 Days – Day 34 – The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)

This is one of those odd instances where both the book and the movie are equally good. I do however have to give the edge to the movie version simply from the silent fury of Henry Fonda’s piercing eyes. The Ox-Bow Incident is part-Western movie, part racial drama. The story focuses on two drifters who … Continue reading