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Hit Me With Your Best Shot: The Letter (1940)

There’s a reason Kim Carnes wrote a song about Bette Davis’s eyes. The song might be lousy, but it pays homage to a simple truth: Bette Davis had the best eyes of any post-silent film era actress. The intensity of … Continue reading

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5 Hays Code Movie Scenes That Are Definitely Not Sexual

Last week, we discussed three movies that dealt with the Motion Picture Production Code in different ways. One gleefully sidestepped it, one blanket ignored it, and the final film upheld it, more or less. In order to do this, I … Continue reading

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