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White Heat (1949) and The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

whiteheat2posterMayo_Cagney.jpgIn "White Heat", Jimmy Cagney shows us the 1949 version of good old-fashioned gangster movie violence to good advantage. The ultimate "tough guy" is not too tough to watch for those of us with queasy stomachs, unlike Scorsese's "Good Fellas".

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 "Blade Runner" was a film before its time. With a strange blend of escalating horror and empathy, the movie provides unexpected insights into eternity. "The Day the Earth Stood Still", meanwhile , tells us quite a bit about the atmosphere on earth in post-war America, circa 1951.

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Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2006 at 05:02PM by Registered CommenterCatherine Savard | CommentsPost a Comment

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