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Film Review: Scarface (Al Pacino) (1983) (Netflix)

This is one of the few pre-1990 films on NetFlix, which guarantees it’s brilliance. Tony Montano (Pacino) is a Cuban gangster and assassin. He’s a beneficiary of Fidel Castro’s cynical ploy to empty Cuban jails and send them to the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Donna Tartt ~ The Little Friend (2002)

This is the third Deep South novel I’ve read in the last few months and probably the best. S A Cosby’s Blacktop Wasteland, was a terrific read but this one hits literary heights. The storyline is based on the impact … Continue reading

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DNA: a joke

Barrister: How do you explain the fact that your DNA was found at the scene of the crime? Jim: It might have dropped out of my pocket. (Chris)

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Great Films about Teenagers

Great films are always great regardless of topic. The films I have chosen are about teenagers. I focus on recent- post 2000- films and therefore don’t include All Time Classics like Great Expectations (UK 1946). This is definitely worth a … Continue reading

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