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This also must be one of the first narrative films to use narration. I was almost caught of guard when Colman's calming voice talked and the end.

"It's a far, far better thing I do than I have ever done. It's a far, far better rest I go to than I have ever known" wub.png

One of the most classic lines in literature, and in movies.

And this story also begins with a classic line: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..."

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if you have never seen, you may want to watch A Letter to Three Wives a 1949 romantic drama film which tells the story of a woman who mails a letter to three women, telling them she has left town with one of their husbands but does not say which one.

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Right now I'm watching I DREAM TOO MUCH (1935) starring Lily Pons and Henry Fonda.

Not even twenty minutes in there was this exchange:

Fonda: I would probably beat you.

Pons: Of course, but I wouldn't care.

And a f*cking real live seal has showed up. What is happening ... LoL

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So, I've finally seen "Citizen Kane", the movie regarded by many critics as the greatest movie ever made, and I can't say that I agree with them. It's a good movie no doubt, but I can't say that it's the greatest movie I've ever seen. Maybe my expectations were too high, just like when I first saw another movie hailed by the critics, "Casablanca".

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A fascinating article about a true legend. That word is sometimes used a bit too frequently, but in this case it is certainly appropriate.

I do think that the article was somewhat biased regarding the Olivia-Joan relationship. Yes, the article was about Olivia, so naturally it presented her point of view, but an interview with Joan had probably presented a different story, and the truth is most likely something in between the two.

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