Daniel Day Lewis in There Will Be Blood

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Chlea Duvall in The Killing Room

The Killing Room

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     26 July   CIA created, 1947 On this day in 1947, the National Security Act was enacted by the US

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Sandra Bullock in a space suit, Gravity

Gravity

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     14 April   Sputnik 2 falls from orbit, 1958 On this day in 1958, the second satellite to be launched

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Toni Servillo as Jep Gambardella in The Great Beauty

The Great Beauty

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     21 April   Romulus founds Rome, 753BC On this day in 753BC, one of the great capitals of world civilisation

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Hannah Herzsprung, Hell

Hell

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     16 February     Kyoto Protocol comes into force, 2005 On this day in 2005, the Kyoto Protocol came into

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Dieter Laser in The Human Centipede

The Human Centipede

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     21 June   Josef Mengele’s remains identified, 1985 On this day in 1985 it was finally ascertained that remains exhumed

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Pete Postlethwaite, Stephen Baldwin and Gabriel Byrne in The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     2 January     Pete Postlethwaite dies, 2011 On this day in 2011, aged 64, the actor Pete Postlethwaite died

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Down at the docks, in Terence Davies's Of Time and the City

Of Time and the City

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     6 July   John Lennon meets Paul McCartney, 1957 On this day in 1957, a 15-year-old Paul McCartney went to

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Srdjan Todorovic in A Serbian Film

A Serbian Film

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     08 September     Stephen Dusan declares himself King of Serbia, 1331   On this day in 1331, after a

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Cary Elwes and Robin Wright in The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     22 February     Ladislaus the Posthumous born, 1440 On this day in 1440, Ladislaus the Posthumous was born. His

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