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“The Hateful Eight” The glory of 70 mm filmmaking resurrected in the service of a vapid one-note narrative, that devolves into a prolonged finale of exploding meat bags. That said, I’ve seen a number of films this year that were excellent — this just wasn’t one of them — and it was particularly disappointing that such a beautiful method, mothballed for 50 years, made its comeback with this. I feel I should light a candle and pray forgiveness from: Fred […]
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I’m trying to be objective about this hat, maybe if it weren’t checkered? Well, in that vein I have to say Gene Tierney looks good in anything. Here she’s dining with the fab Vincent Price, playing her gold digging fiancé (Shelby Carpenter), in “Laura”. Directed by Otto Preminger. Based on a novel by Vera Caspary. Costume design by Bonnie Cashin – who went from film to designing her own line.
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