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Stalag 17 is a Masterpiece

During his long and storied career, Wilder had an amazing knack for making films that were not only considered film classics but also model examples of their genre. Wilder defined the film noir genre with Double Indemnity. No one tackled the subject of Hollywood the way he did when he made Sunset Boulevard. With Stalag… Continue reading Stalag 17 is a Masterpiece

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The Great Escape – Amazing All-Star Ensemble, Excellent Direction and Superb Writing Makes This a Timeless Classic

Director John Sturgess’ The Great Escape is a classic. The book was written by Paul Brickhil and the screenplay by James Clavell. Favourite movie of all time? I’d say it’s right up there in the top 3. This is a war film based on actual events and it is historically accurate, more than it s… Continue reading The Great Escape – Amazing All-Star Ensemble, Excellent Direction and Superb Writing Makes This a Timeless Classic

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Reminisces of a World War 2 POW – Stalag 17 is a Unique Blend of Cynicism, Comedy, Suspense and Drama

During his long and storied career, Billy Wilder had a knack for making films that were not only considered film classics but were also model examples of their genre. Wilder defined the film noir with Double Indemnity. With Sunset Boulevard he made what is considered to be the best film ever made on Hollywood. Stalag… Continue reading Reminisces of a World War 2 POW – Stalag 17 is a Unique Blend of Cynicism, Comedy, Suspense and Drama