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Sherlock Holmes at the Museum of London

The Museum of London – a mid-70s hotchpotch of grubby concrete, white tiles and multi-level entrances – doesn’t look like the most obvious place to begin an excursion into the Victorian era. 739 more words

Culture Vulture

Halloween Weekend (and a little more)

Now that Halloween (and the few fun-filled days before and after) is over, I can do an extended blog about it.  (And yes, I know I already did a blog about a Dracula movie already – but that’s just all part of… 844 more words

CMBA Forgotten Stars Blogathon: Pure Soul

Ann Harding kills me. No, not literally, of course. That’s just my slangy way of noting her effect. I’m left breathless when I watch her. I feel as if she’s reached deep into me, stirred up my heart and lungs, pulled up my guts, and discombobulated my brain. 2,553 more words


Second Breakfast/Octoberween: The Comedy of Terrors

Halloween is less than a week away! It’s about damn time. I hope you’re all prepared. I expect costumes, candy, and a mounting atmosphere of terror and gloom. 895 more words

Movie Review

31 Days of Horror: Film 17: The Haunted Palace (1963)

It’s time for the 31 Days of Horror: 2014 Edition. For those of you who weren’t around for last year’s journey, the plan is to watch at least 31 horror movies I’ve never seen before and review them all. 730 more words

31 Days Of Horror

Baron Wolf von Frankenstein: Have you ever even seen him?

Inspector Krogh: Most vivid recollection of my life. I was but a child at the time, about the age of your own son Herr Baron.

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