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FeaturedMajor SpoilersPodcastZach on Film

Zach watches The Great Escape, and has a few opinions about it. The Great Escape is a 1963 American film about an escape by Allied prisoners of war from a German POW camp during World War II, starring Steve McQueen, James Garner, and Richard Attenborough. The film is based on the book of the same name by Paul Brickhill, a non-fiction account of the mass escape from Stalag Luft III in Sagan (now Żagań, Poland), in the province of Lower Silesia, Nazi Germany. The characters are composites of real men. The film was made by the Mirisch Company, released by

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NBCTelevision

Those that listen to the Major Spoilers Podcast, and hang on our every word, know I’m a huge Rockford Files fan.  It’s probably one of the best television series to come out of the 70s and early 80s.  Variety is reporting that it has asked House creator and executive producer David Shore to revive the series from the bins and update it for a new age of audiences. Garner’s Emmy-winning portrayal of the ex-con private eye who lived in a trailer in Malibu (and usually worked as hard to get his clients to pay up as he did on solving

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