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Past Imperfect - #107

Anne hit the perfect-husband jackpot when she found a man who did what he was told, didn’t have to be fed, never argued, put her on a pedestal, and provided her with an endless supply of luxury footwear. 400 more words


Film #615: Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)

When writing the three posts about Hitchcock films recently on the blog, I discussed how the director was able to build up tension using various cinematic techniques. 1,035 more words

Best Director

Impasse (1969)

Looking to jump start his flagging career, Burt Reynolds signed on to this location shoot in the Philippines for a tale of four adventurers looking for a fortune in lost gold from WW2. 714 more words

Daily Take

Teenage Devil Dolls / One Way Ticket To Hell (1956)

‘The junkies call them Goofballs and Cassandra was about as goofed up on Seconal as the physical limitations of the human body can stand.’

A frustrated and misunderstood teenage girl joins a motorcycle gang and begins smoking reefers. 644 more words

Movie Reviews

Forbidden Planet(1956)

One of the greatest Science Fiction films ever made, and featuring some of the most unforgettable images in the history of the genre. The special effects in this were extremely impressive for the 50’s, and they still impress when viewed today. 669 more words

Science Fiction

Anne Francis 1930 – 2011

Anne Francis: born Ann Marvak, 16 September 1930, Ossining New York; died 2 January 2011, Santa Barbara California.


There is a fifth dimension...

Rod Serling had acquired John Collier’s wicked short story The Chaser and made a memorable Twilight Zone episode from it, so I guess they felt entitled to “borrow” another of his yarns, … 499 more words