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R.I.P. Jules Dassin

I just learned from Vince Keenan that director Jules Dassin--who directed such landmark noirs as Brute Force (1947), The Naked City (1948), Thieves' Highway (1949) and Night and the City (1950)--has shuffled off this mortal coil. What terrible news to hear. Paul Panzer over at In the Balcony once posted that Dassin was one of his least favorite directors because he thought the characters in Jules' films… Continue reading R.I.P. Jules Dassin

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We’ve lost our lease! We’re selling to the bare walls! No reasonable offer refused!

Good news, everyone! We sold so much stuff at the yard/garage sale this weekend that we were able to pay off all our debts and the mortgage, which means we’ll be able to stay in Savannah for the rest of our days. Yeah, you got it…April Fool’s. The moving sale was not the success we… Continue reading We’ve lost our lease! We’re selling to the bare walls! No reasonable offer refused!