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Play It Again – Dog Day Afternoon

By Jess Lomas April 9, 2013 Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it has aged terribly. And yes, it takes its name from a famously misquoted Casablanca line (hey, whatever; […]

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The top 10 Oscar losers

The top 10 Oscar losers. By Simon Miraudo. We’re sure that winning an Academy Award is one of the highest honours an artist in the field of film could ever hope for. And it hardly needs to be said that a fair few great flicks have been recognised by the Academy over the years. However, […]

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R.I.P. Sidney Lumet

Sidney Lumet, the acclaimed director of such definitive American works as 12 Angry Men, Dog Day Afternoon and Network, has passed away in his New York home of lymphoma. He was 86 years old. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1924, Lumet was quickly thrust into the world of performance by his theatre veteran parents. Having made his […]

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