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Film Review: Catch-22 (1970)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “A bombardier during World War Two tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of the military mentality and bureaucratic society in general.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Hot off the enormously successful film The Graduate (1967), director Mike Nichols could …

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TV Review: Captain Nice (1967)

Rate This Movie The 1909 edition of the Oxford English Dictionary gave the first definition of ‘camp’ humour as, “Ostentatious, exaggerated, affected, theatrical, effeminate or homosexual.” This interpretation was probably derived from the French term ‘se camper’ meaning ‘to pose in an exaggerated fashion’. The term became commonly used after Susan Sontag published a landmark 1964 essay on the subject …

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