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Respect for Strong Performances, But Still Crave the Original

Few film moments jarred me as much as Terrence Stamp in the role of Sergeant Troy menacing Julie Christie playing Bathsheba in the 1967 rendition of Far From the Madding Crowd.  I approached this latest portrayal with an open mind, … Continue reading

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Casual Climbing of an Ingénue

At the ripe age of 24, Julie Christie dazzled audiences in her performance as Diana Scott in director John Schlesinger’s Darling (1965).  Two years prior, Schlesinger cast Christie in Billy Liar (1963) opposite Tom Courtenay to notice.  Critics pointed to … Continue reading

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