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    We're all pretty comfortable with the idea of movies based on books -- fiction, nonfiction, and even self-help books -- but what about books of poetry? Last week, Open Culture posted a fascinating ...
    April 29, 2013

    10 Great Movies Based on Poems

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    • Nate Salciccioli

      From "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" The first film to be scanned in and digitally color graded. #colorgrading #coenbrothers #film

    • Steven Benjamin

      Ulysses Everett McGill: "... Can't I count on you people?" ___ 'O Brother Where art Thou?' (2000)

    • Tessa Hancock

      OKAY WILLY, CALM DOWN!. George Clooney as Ulysses Everett McGill in Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?

    • Debbie Mitchell

      George Clooney as Ulysses Everett McGill in Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?- I loved that movie

    • Ranea Lajewski

      Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? One of my favorite movies!! Haha

    • Helen Harrison

      Everett McGill. Oh how fabulous is our dear George Clooney

    • Katie Dreke

      george clooney - ulysses everett mcgill

    • Katie Reich

      Everett McGill. fabulous George Clooney

    • Barb Hall-Duggan

      Everett McGill, the Dapper Dan Man

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