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“When I first met Karloff, I felt this incredible wave of sadness. His eyes were like shattered mirrors. Whatever his pain was, it was very deep and very much a part of his soul. 2,670 more words

Film Reviews

Meows 'n Mysteries?

When it comes to mystery and crime fiction reading, I always skip right past the many, many themed cozies, so many of which involve kitty-cats. Seems that cozy murder mysteries and cat-lovers just go together, though I don’t count myself among the feline fans, being a dog person all the way (and equally disinterested in doggie themed mysteries, I might add). 298 more words

Horror Cinema

Movie 26: The Great Mouse Detective

Before starting this review I should explain something about my family.  We are Sherlock Holmes obsessed.  You see my parents have almost no interest in media.  2,765 more words


Your brain on...

Logic: Rational, calm, at ease.

Emotion: Nervous, agitated, tense.

Panic: Hysterical, frantic, unpredictable.

The mind is everything. What you think you become. – Buddha 

Before the Great Detective there was the Great War

This post is my entry in the World War I blogathon being hosted by the wonderful Movies, Silently (moviessilently.com) and the equally great Silent-ology ( 1,426 more words


The Last Days of Pompeii

Gladiator crosses paths with Jesus and a Volcano 657 more words


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Happy Anniversary! Premiered, September 1, 1939

Prior to The Hound of the Baskervilles, March of 1939, Basil Rathbone was considered the Arch-Master of the Sinister, and he was probably difficult to accept as Holmes, as seen in the following prize winning letter in the November, 1939, edition of Modern Screen. 506 more words

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