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Disastrous Movie Dates

Five lessons in love for the cinematically inclined, drawn from personal experience.

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If someone uses the phrase “bad dates”, I think of the Nazi monkey’s demise in Raiders of the Lost Ark. However, I’m writing this to chronicle bad dates of a different kind; five movie-related (and in one case TV-related) romantic interactions that went pear-shaped, prior to meeting…




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Simon Dillon

Simon Dillon

Novelist and Short Story-ist. Film and Book Lover. If you cut me, I bleed celluloid and paper pulp. Blog:

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