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Invaders of a Different Kind.

Have you ever seen 1953′s Invaders From Mars?  It’s a childhood memory — or nightmare (take your pick).  Part of its attraction is the expressionistic art direction, so attenuated and stylistic, heightening the nightmarish quality of it.   564 more words

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THE WHIP HAND

When I was a teenage film geek, the realization came to me that I was stood very near the bottom of a very tall summit indeed–the mountain of movies that had been made around the world in the past 100 years. 1,199 more words