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Happy 70th Mr. Hendrix

by M.C. Antil on November 27, 2012

I just heard that guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, had he lived, would have turned 70 years old today. Wow. Jimi Hendrix, the lord and high master of the bent guitar string and all things heavy as a creaky, thinning-on-top, shriking 70 year old in need of, most likely, reading glasses, a hearing aid and — who knows […]


The third in a series of five lists counting down the 50 greatest movies set in the City of the Angels. 29.  Die Hard (1988) Yeah, it constantly defies the laws of both physics and probability.  Yeah, it’s got a ridiculous body count.  And yeah, it eventually spawned a series of downright silly and formulaic […]

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OK, just kidding.  The list below is not by any stretch a list of the 301 greatest screen actors of this or any other time.  Unlike, say, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, I’d never be so presumptuous as to attempt to qualify (or for that matter, quantify) a craft which is at its […]