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Month: October 2015

10 Best Opening Lines

By Alan Bisbort - As Ward Cleaver always said, “Boys, you never get a second chance to make a first impression”. “All right, Curly, enough’s enough. You can’t eat the Venetian blinds. I just had them installed on Wednesday.” Jack Nicholson, as the private eye Jake Gittes, says this to open Chinatown (1974), arguably the finest film noir film of them all.

BOOK REVIEW: The First Rock & Roll BODYGUARD

Book Review by Gillian McCain of "The First Rock ‘n’ Roll BODYGUARD" by Alf Weaver with Robert Ashton - If Alf Weaver was still with us (R.I.P) he would be the guy I would want watching my back. Because he’s watched them all, and had “a few good laughs” doing so. Growing up in London, he was friends with the Kray Twins, and kind of fell into the rock & roll business when he started working for a limousine company.