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Scene Stealer: Toot Sweets, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
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Scene Stealer: Toot Sweets, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Where do you start with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), the family musical based on the bestselling children’s novel by 007 creator Ian Fleming?  Endless scenes brim with images, dialogue and songs which have become part of every film lover’s vocabulary.  However one scene, more than any other, captures the […]

Classic Cracker: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
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Classic Cracker: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

I used to love Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Well, to be more exact, I used to always think that I loved Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. It was a holiday TV viewing staple, and I would always look forward to watching it. And then it would actually all play out, and young, easily-distracted, […]

31 Days Of Horror #4: Dead Of Night (1945)
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31 Days Of Horror #4: Dead Of Night (1945)

Although there were a number of anthology movies before it, Dead Of Night often feels like the first. That’s partly due to the fact that it came along some time before the likes of Amicus made such an impact with the format, and partly due to the fact that a few aspects […]