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Jon Land’s Picks: The 10 Best Pairings in the History of Film and Pop Culture

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When Heather Graham and I decided to team up to write The Rising for Tor, we had no idea how the process would work or how well they would be mesh.  But our collaborative effort proved seamless to the point where neither of us is exactly sure who was responsible for what in the finished product. It got so we could finish each other’s sentences. With that in mind, we’ve assembled a list of the best pairings in the history of film and pop culture in general.  See what you think and then ring in on what else should make the list.   HUCK AND JIM  Huckleberry Finn’s “freeing” of his friend the slave Jim, and their subsequent raft-bound trip…

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Screen romances for all your moods

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Nothing says “I love you” like watching someone you don’t know (i.e. a movie star) say it to someone else you don’t know (as in, another movie star). But we fall in love at the movies, with the movies, and sometimes we wish we could break the celluloid barrier and join (or break up) a happy couple. And luckily the silver screen gives us romance in all its forms, so here (in chronological order to avoid squabbling over rankings) is a 14-piece starter kit for your movie romance. If you’re into unrequited love, sweeping (fake) shots of Atlanta burning at the hand of those damn Yankees, and a heroine as feisty as they come, try Gone with the Wind (1939).…

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