Milly Reynolds reading lists

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The Boy Who Became a Dragon: A Bruce Lee Story by Jim Di Bartolo — Pages Unbound | Book Reviews & Discussions (Reblog)

Information Goodreads: The Boy Who Became a DragonSeries: NoneSource: LibraryPublished: February 2020 Summary This fictionalized biography of Bruce Lee follows him from his childhood as he is inspired to act and to learn martial arts. Review The Boy Who Became a Dragon is a fictionalized biography of Bruce Lee that attempts to explore how his […]

The Boy Who Became a Dragon: A Bruce Lee Story by Jim Di Bartolo — Pages Unbound | Book Reviews & Discussions

To Have And Have Not (1944) — Ticket 2 Ride (Reblog)

One of Humphrey Bogart’s most famous films, and the one where he flirts with Lauren Bacall whenever they are on screen. This has always been Casablanca Lite, in my book. Both films have heavy atmosphere, quirky characters, a piano-playing pal, Nazis, a world-weary American who doesn’t want to dirty his hands with current politics. To […]

To Have And Have Not (1944) — Ticket 2 Ride

HANS REMEMBERS- SUNDAY AUGUST 30, 1970- 50 YEARS AGO — slicethelife (Reblog)

Hans Remembers- Sunday August 30, 1970- 50 Years Ago. Sometimes the ordinary obscure person is involved an event that they will be remembered by the world forever for- on November 22, 1963 that happened to a Russian-Ukrainian born-American clothing manufacturer with a home movie camera. Abraham Zapruder was his name- at the time he was […]

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Memories of Prague 2019

It’s almost a year since we visited Prague in Czechia, one of our favourite cities.

I am quite sure, like virtually everywhere, it has been affected by the 2020 crises, but it remains one of the most beautiful places in Europe and the world.

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

10 Classic Works That Should Get Screen Adaptations — Pages Unbound | Book Reviews & Discussions (reblog)

What Is Classic Remarks? Classic Remarks is a meme hosted here at Pages Unbound that poses questions each Friday about classic literature and asks participants to engage in ongoing discussions surrounding not only themes in the novels but also questions about canon formation, the “timelessness” of literature, and modes of interpretation. How Can I Participate? […]

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*** Very good and interesting discussion here. There is still a lot of scope for adaptation in the realm of classic literature to make classic films!

New Life On Mars series gets title — The Killing Times

A few weeks ago we brought you news that the creators of Life On Mars and Ashes To Ashes – Matthew Graham and Ashley Pharoah – had revealed that they were working on the third iteration of beloved supernatural-tinged procedural. During a live watch-along of Life On Mars, Graham issued a number of tweets that revealed […]

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Books to Look Out for in August 2020: Part One — A life in books – Reblog

Publishing schedules are beginning to look much more tempting now that the worst of the pandemic-related slippage has worked its way through, at least let’s hope so. I like to kick off proceedings with a title that made my heart sing when I spotted it and this time it’s Sarah Moss’ Summerwater. From Names for […]

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HANS REMEMBERS- TUESDAY JULY 28, 1970- 50 YEARS AGO — slicethelife (reblog)

Hans Remembers- Tuesday July 28, 1970- 50 Years Ago. Mick Jagger made his acting debut in the movie Ned Kelly- a film about the legendary Australian outlaw. The film debuted in Kelly’s hometown of Glenrowan. Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev who had disapproved of East Germany’s leader Walter Ulbricht’s effort to strengthen trade relations with West […]

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On This Day 1971: The Release of ‘A Clockwork Orange’

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This day in 1971 saw the US release of Stanley Kubrick’s film ‘A Clockwork Orange’ in New York.

The controversial film, based on Anthony Burgess’ book, starred Malcolm McDowell. It included much disturbing, dystopian imagery, employing scenes of violence and psychological drama, painting a non too positive portrait of a possible future Great Britain.

copyright Francis Barker 2019