A Screen-shot from the classic Stanley Kubrick Noir film of 'The Killing'(US56)

A Screen-shot from the classic Stanley Kubrick Noir film of 'The Killing'(US56)
Considered one among the Screen's great Noir films is that of Stanley Kubrick's 'The Killing' starring Sterling Hayden in a race-track heist gone wrong. It was released in 1956.

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Sunday, April 03, 2011


# Trivia-2 (contd)- Trivia Galore II contd...
#1) Recently expired Elizabeth Taylor(1932-2011) is d only child star to go on to b a big success in later years as an adult.She won 2 Oscars for Best Actress, Butterfield 8(60)as a high-soc call girl & 'Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf'(66) as d foul mouthed author.                                                   #2) Only 3 movies in Oscar history has won d top 5 categories, i.e. Best Film, Dir, Acting in a lead role both M/F, & Adapted Screenplay. Considered d grand slam of Cinema,'It happened 1 night'(34);One flew over d Cuckoo's nest(75); & 'Silence of d Lambs'(91) have achieved this-feat.
#3) Only 2 performers,won d Best-Actress Oscar for acting in a Foreign language film.(both French Lang)  Sophia Loren & Marion Cottilard have won for their roles in '2 Women'(60), & 'La Vi-en Rose(2007) respectively.

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#4) Sofia Coppola is d 1st American lady director &d 3rd lady to receive an AAN.She was nominated for d movie 'Lost in Translation'(2010),is d only daughter of d legendary Dir F.F.Coppola,winning d Cesare award & 3 Golden Globes including best-pic, & an AA for origin.. screen-play.). Sofia who 1st appeared in Godfather (72), d uncredited role as d baby being Christened, in d climax scenes in d movie 'Godfather' as Michael 's Corleone-baby-son. 
#5)On d run-up to d Oscars, an award called d Golden Raspberry** or d worst films made that yr in similar categories, Sofia received d 'worst new comer' GR** for her role in Godfather-3 as Mary Corleone. She said acting wasn't her intention said 'I ain't hurt for for this Award, acting as Mary Corleone, it's need arose after d originally cast Winona Ryder, had to drop-out as she was very sick I found myself in d role as needed not out there to prove my acting skills.
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"Classic Scenes from Movie-lore"

"Classic Scenes from Movie-lore"
The Movie "Now Voyager" (42) Miss Bette Davis turned a few MCPs head in disdain for viewing a Lady, & that too on-screen smoke, Paul Henreid lighting of 2 Gigarette's, 1 for her in a scene in from this Movie.'

All Time great's CasablancaUS42,the screen-shot shows the whole stellar cast.

All Time great's CasablancaUS42,the screen-shot shows the whole stellar cast.
Col,Strasser has been shot, Round up the Usual Suspects.

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