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memories of the ’80s – Ishtar

The late 1980s brought a buddy film to the big screen which became notorious for its failure: Ishtar. Written and directed by Elaine May and produced by Warren Beatty, the film starred Beatty and Hoffman as two songwriters who travel … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Tootsie

In the early 1980s, transforming himself from serious actor to comedic on-screen actress became a major box office hit with the film Tootsie. Directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Dustin Hoffman, Tootsie was a simple concept: an out of work … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – All the President’s Men

When I decided to attend journalism school, I started to research my new found industry. I read books and rented movies. One of the first ones I looked for was All the President’s Men.   The first thing that struck … Continue reading

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