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From Hell Coming to FX

From Hell is bring developed for FX. The series will be based on graphic novel about the Jack the Ripper murders by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell.  79 more words

Psychopaths in Film

The power of ambivalence. How is it I am repelled and drawn to stories about the psychopath? Do you believe there’s a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. 302 more words


Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)

In the hands of director Kenneth Branagh, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein isn’t quite the spectacle of Coppola’s Bram Stoker’s Dracula from two years prior but it’s pretty damn close. 729 more words



Ratatouille (2007) (111 mins)

Director – Brad Bird

Starring – Patton Oswalt, Ian Holm, Lou Romano

Premise – A rat with an unusual desire and knack to cook joins in an alliance with a hopeless chef at a world famous restaurant. 929 more words

From Hell: Quite nice Victorian drama even though the ending is rather tragic

From Hell by Albert Hughes and Allen Hughes on Netflix
My rating: 7 out of 10 stars

In 1888 London, prostitutes living in London’s poor and decrepit East End are being butchered by a killer who has come to be known as Jack the Ripper.

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The Director of "Marty" Boldly Adapts A Classic for Television: 1979's "All Quiet On The Western Front"

Director Delbert Mann, who passed away in 2007, was one of those great pioneers of early dramatic television. Mann began his career in the late 1940s and saw success through the 1950s directing episodes of The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse, a weekly teleplay program of adapted classics and newer work that was being written by some of the best talents of the day such as Tad Mosel, David Shaw, and Paddy Chayefsky. 1,074 more words