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Hot Pursuit

I had thought that I had seen Hot Pursuit many times during my teenage years.  As it turns out, I really just had a vivid memory of one scene.  It involves John Cusack’s character thwarting a guy trying to hijack a plane with a bomb in a bag, which is actually just a loaf of…

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Gentlemen Marry Brunettes

Some people might consider the 1953 Marilyn Monore/Jane Russell musical Gentlemen Prefer Blondes to be a classic.  If not a classic, it’s certainly iconic.  Monroe’s rendition of “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend” in that film has become one of her most famous screen moments.  But many don’t realize that the film has a forgotten…

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For Those Who Think Young

I remember when Back to the Future part II was released in 1990 there were many people who complained about the huge amount of product placement on display in that film.  There were strategically placed references to Texaco, Nike, Pepsi, Pizza Hut, and many others.  Personally, I never had much problem with this; but apparently…