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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

Film Premiers

Lloyd Dobbler - The Boyfriend Every Girl Wants (And Needs)


Let’s be honest, when it comes to classic 80s films, the writers seemed to know a lot about love.


Among those ‘Classic’ films, is 1989’s ‘Say Anything’, directed by Cameron Crowe and starring the beautiful Ione Skye as Diane and delightfully charming John Cusack as Lloyd. 821 more words

The Photograph

empty of people,
there is just light
on a rain moistened street,
the matinee performance
sans audience
sans plaudits;
The years before The Hindenburg,
their melange of sweet perfumed absinthe… 71 more words



That metallic odour,

the sonorous tearing

of flesh,

the sotto-voce breaking

of bone,

incense-perfume clouds

of carnage,

a cloying aroma

of slaughter;

all our hopes hung… 41 more words


Some Like it Hot

Today my film reviews are travelling back, way back in time, to the golden age of Hollywood Starlets and Billy Wilder’s 1959 Some Like it Hot. 306 more words

Film Reviews

Classic Cinema Wednesday #3: King Kong (1933)

Classic Cinema Wednesday is a weekly spotlight review series focusing on a classic film from the “Golden Age” of Hollywood (roughly 1927-1960) that I have never seen prior to watching for this series. 1,376 more words


Paradigm Shift



what if,



“when” ;


we’d no


be looking

at the map

but be

on our way ;


when… 40 more words