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JWM SPOOKATHON 2017: The Bat (1959)

A crazed killer known as “The Bat” is on the loose in a mansion full of people. (IMDb)

There’s not much 50s horror cheese to speak of here, save for the villain (those claws just seemed really impractical) and some action sequences, and what is here is overwhelmed by the refreshing female protagonist (the dryly witty Cornelia), engaging dual-mystery (even if its big reveal went unexplained), and consistently solid dialogue and acting (Doc and Mr. 52 more words

Council plans to buy up former police, fire land

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State Government

Fireys bullying review delayed yet again

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THE release of a review into bullying and sexism in Victoria\u2019s fire services has been delayed for at least another four weeks as the United Firefighters Union continues its court bid to stop the report. 6,069 more words

Supreme Court

Monster Movies on Wrist to Forehead Sunday

I interrupt my Wrist to Forehead Sunday activities to make my blog post.  I open with a picture from House on Haunted Hill, our first movie selection for the afternoon.   247 more words

Humor

Friday Film Review: The Magnificent Ambersons.

‘The Magnificent Ambersons’ is Orson Wells’s 1942 follow-up to ‘Citizen Kane’. The Mercury Production film for RKO Pictures is based on Booth Tarkington’s novel. 1,211 more words

Vintage

Mobile phone left on the charger ... then this

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