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How to Beat the High Cost of Living (1980)

I Saw A Film! Three desperate housewives, a popular theme, undertake a scheme to get their hands on money, what else? What’s good about this potentially unwashed pile of laundry is that the individual circumstances are actually diverse and amusingly believable. One has a husband who needs to prove he gave the wife a loan,…

Topkapi (1964)

I Saw A Film! Here’s the film from which they lifted the iconic Tom Cruise dangling from a rope stealing precious stuff in a vault for the Mission Impossible reboot. This elderly film, I daresay is actually more fun, more stylish and definitely more refined than any similar, too serious and too deadly, modern take…

Thunder Road (1958)

I Saw A Film! Another great old movie in need of remastering for high definition. Mitchum is in top droopy-eyed form as a whiskey runner, probably the film industry’s most sympathetic criminal organization, next to prostitution, moonshine runner. I’ve known a few of the old timers myself. The film features a Mitchum penned tune about…

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