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Bad friends become good fodder for several movie plot lines

...usually hold onto these relationships longer than we should. Here are a few films about ill-advised friendships: STRANGERS ON A TRAIN (1951): A kinship born on a train trip turns dark in the Alfred Hitchcock thriller. In a classic case of miscommunication...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/26/uhl_126107.shtml
Steven Uhles
Good train films keep viewers on track

...as the car thief who becomes his somewhat reluctant accomplice. Not necessarily a fine film, but very funny. STRANGERS ON A TRAIN (1951): A classic Hitchcock thriller, Strangers revolves around the two titular characters (Farley Granger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/14/uhl_108315.shtml
Steven Uhles
Top DVD releases of 2004

...Nine of the suspense master's finest '40s and '50s flicks are gathered in a 10-disc set, including "Strangers on a Train" and "Foreign Correspondent." 4. "Star Wars Trilogy" - George Lucas gives a few final visual tweaks to...

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Top DVD releases of 2004

...Nine of the suspense master's finest '40s and '50s flicks are gathered in a 10-disc set, including "Strangers on a Train" and "Foreign Correspondent." 4. "Star Wars Trilogy" - George Lucas gives a few final visual tweaks to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/26/mov_438180.shtml
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New on DVD

...19.97 INDIVIDUAL MOVIES, EXCEPT $26.99 STRANGERS ON A TRAIN) Nine Hitchcock flicks, seven making their DVD...of the year. An earlier single disc release of Strangers on a Train is upgraded to a two-disc set, while the previously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/09/mov_428025.shtml
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Don't know what to get Mom? Some films can inspire ideas

...are few in Hollywood with a defter touch for dark comedy than Danny DeVito. In Throw Momma, he plays Hitchcock (Strangers on a Train) for laughs, portraying half of a pair of strangers who agree to rid the other of offending relatives. Billy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/06/uhl_414758.shtml
Steven Uhles
Review: 'Derailed'

...Lucinda Harris, a beautiful, flirtatious financial analyst, while commuting to work in Chicago. They are literally strangers on a train when she volunteers to pay his $9 ticket once he realizes he's out of cash (which seems like a plot contrivance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/11/mov_21570.shtml
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Even love in movies isn't always perfect

...never offers real resolution, nor does it need to. The film is less about a romantic future than the initial spark strangers on a train sometimes experience. A smart, sexy and too-often ignored love story. SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS (1961): Love...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/10/uhl_446960.shtml
Steven Uhles
Fans celebrate Hitchcock

...she said no, he wouldn't touch it," said their daughter, Patricia Hitchcock O'Connell, who appeared in Strangers on a Train and other movies by her father. "When they first saw the print of Psycho, right before it came out, there were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/10/liv_267531.shtml
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