Casablanca (1942) – Top 100 of All Time

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Continuing my journey through the Top 100 Greatest American Movies of All Time (1912-1996) I watched the number 2 spot which I heard a lot about and its quality, Casablanca by Michael Curtiz. I’ve finally watched it and must say it is a lot of things I didn’t anticipate being. I knew it belonged to the romantic genre which gets any guy calling for a death wish when watching alone however, to my surprise I survived, and liked it a lot. It takes place in, like the title says, Casablanca, Morocco during WWII, a time when it was under France which itself is under the Nazi Germany occupation. It’s a refugee bus stop, a final spot for many to get to America, the safe haven. In all this we got a bar owned by the American main hero, Rick who “happens” to intervene a lot by helping…

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at https://utopiayouarestandinginit.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/why-call-my-blog-utopia-you-are-standing-in-it/

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