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Category Archives: Dustin Hoffman

The Right Cuts

I really shouldn’t be upset. No one forced me to watch the current version of Marathon Man. I rather expected, more than forty years since creating the movie and thirty after my demise, that filmmakers and the industry would be even more barbaric than during my twilight period. Instead, they – the anonymous censors – […]

Also posted in Auschwitz, Holocaust, Laurence Olivier, Movies, Vivien Leigh

The Graduate at Fifty

People still love The Graduate and ask the same questions. What happened to Mrs. Robinson? How’s her daughter Elaine doing? Is she still with Benjamin Braddock? No one ever asks how I am. I’m only Mr. Robinson, the trusting husband whose wife incessantly screws Benjamin, the son of my law partner. I should kill the […]

Also posted in Anne Bancroft, Divorce, Marriage, Mike Nichols, Movies, Sex