Marianne

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    Easy Rider (1969)
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    But Alan Ladd did steal the show in This Gun for Hire (1942).
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    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, the original CSI television series
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    What is this all about?

    Okay, I'm getting the same message today ("This community is not available"), but I can access the message boards if I go to tcm.com and then click on "Community." This won't help anybody today who can't access the message boards now, but maybe it will be an option in the future.
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    In the first two Bridget Jones movies, Bridget Jones's Diary and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Colin Firth and Hugh Grant talk about taking it outside and the ridiculousness of dueling in the modern era, then they take it outside and get into fisticuffs!
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    What is this all about?

    "I couldn't access the message boards for almost 24 hours. I kept getting a message that read something like "This community is not available." Very odd. There was also something about contacting the site administrator." I mentioned this on another thread, but you have answered my questions about the issue, LawrenceA. Thanks.
  7. I couldn't access the message boards for almost 24 hours. I kept getting a message that read something like "This community is not available." Very odd. There was also something about contacting the site administrator.
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    The Window (1949): Bobby Driscoll finally gets his parents to take him seriously.
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    Suddenly (1954) The Desperate Hours (1955)
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    First Carrie, in Carrie (1976), then everyone in her class!
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    Reasons why jazz is better than movies.

    Wow, that's a small percentage, especially considering all the styles of jazz that are out there. I've always enjoyed jazz, and I am not a musician. I didn't realize I had so little company stateside.
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    Noir Alley

    I have read some of the short story collections in the Akashic Books noir series. It's true that each one is a bit of a mixed bag, but still an interesting series. I enjoyed the first Boston Noir book. I like the maps showing the dead-body outlines in each neighborhood where a story in the collection is set. In any case, I usually go to film and print (not video games) for noir! 😀
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    Vivian Vance and Lucille Ball
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    Noir Alley

    Must've been noir books I was thinking of (in addition to noir film based in Los Angeles). Here's a link to Akashic Books for anyone interested in books with a geographically noir focus: http://www.akashicbooks.com/subject/noir-series/
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    The Blair Witch Project (1999) The Office (television series)
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    Slightly Scarlet (1956)
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    School of Rock (2003)
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    Bridget Jones has a disastrous day at the slopes in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004). Gregory Peck regains his memory after going down the slopes in Spellbound (1945). The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) opens on the slopes. An avalanche opens The Lady Vanishes (1938). An avalanche creates some marital tension in Force Majeure (2014).
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    The book Black Robe (1985), by Brian Moore, is also good. Both the book and the film have much to recommend them, which is unusual because I usually like the book more.
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    Black Robe (1991), directed by Bruce Beresford
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    This might be a bit of a stretch, but how about The Prowler, in which Van Heflin and Evelyn Keyes seek shelter (from the law) in an abandoned mining town?
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    Noir Alley

    I always thought it was noir films that took place in Los Angeles! But maybe I missed something too.
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    Peter Berg, director of, for example, Deepwater Horizon and Patriots Day (both released in 2016)
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    Double Indemnity winner: Keyes, insurance investigator; Double Indemnity losers: Walter Huff and Phyllis Nirdlinger
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    The Window (1949), starring Bobby Driscoll

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