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There’s Only One Maltese Falcon

Sydney Greenstreet’s first movie role was Kasper Gutman in the Maltese Falcon.
About to sell out Wilmer, his young gunsel, he offers cold consolation and forsakes his chances of being nominated as surrogate father of the year:

Well, Wilmer, I’m sorry indeed to lose you. But I want you to know I couldn’t be fonder of you if you were my own son. But, well, if you lose a son, it’s possible to get another. There’s only one Maltese Falcon.


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The Musical I’m Looking Forward To Seeing

Beauty And The Beast. Looking good.
And I’ve been warned off La La Land.


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Captain America: Civil War Trailer

This looks interesting.
The third Captain America movie looks like a stealth Avengers movie instead.
The comic book run of Civil War was something I hated.
Putting a personal relationship at the centre of a division between the characters, and developing themes from the previous Avengers movie seems to make more sense.


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Trailer For Coen Brother’s 2016 Movie ‘Hail Caesar’

An all-star cast in a Coen Brother’s comedy means this is on my viewing list next year.