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Posts By Paul Byrnes

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The evolution of the movie kiss
7 years ago

The evolution of the movie kiss

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Can we have a serious talk about kissing? Have you ever noticed in old movies when Bogart or Clark Gable kissed a girl, her head would go back and …
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The death of film
7 years ago

The death of film

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Film is dead. Quentin Tarantino read the last rites at the Cannes Festival this year when he arrived for a special 20th anniversary projection of Pulp Fiction. He was …
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The Tramp turns 100
7 years ago

The Tramp turns 100

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As the war began, 100 years ago, Charles Chaplin was making his first movies in Hollywood. While Europe tore itself apart, he became the biggest star the world had …
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The celebrity sex tape
8 years ago

The celebrity sex tape

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The world changed, if only a little, on July 17, 1988, in a hotel room in Atlanta, Georgia. That was the night Rob Lowe pressed the red button on …
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Top 100 blues, or how we remember movies
8 years ago

Top 100 blues, or how we remember movies

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Everyone loves a top 10, but you don’t have to write them. Some people take them so seriously. I wrote a top 10 of bicycle movies recently, timed to …
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