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Veterans Day

1944 Warner Bros. publicity ad for “Hollywood Canteen,” with a statement by film personality Bette Davis (who was also the president and co-founder of the canteen).  146 more words

Silver Saucers & Bug-Eyed Monsters

Keep Watching the Skies: American Science Fiction Movies of the Fifties (21st Century Edition)
by Bill Warren (Introduced by Howard Waldrop)
McFarland & Company Inc., Publishers (2010) 184 more words


Book Review: Close Encounters of the Third Kind - The Ultimate Visual History

Publisher: Harper Design

Release Date: October 24, 2017

There are two kinds of coffee table books. The first category includes books that are quick cash-in products and have been built around a generous helping of still photography that includes the occasional quote or caption spread throughout the pages. 244 more words

Book Review

Warner Bros release special Blu-rays for Bogart's The Maltese Falcon and The Big Sleep

It’s superb news that Warner Bros are releasing two Humphrey Bogart classics, The Maltese Falcon and The Big Sleep on Blu-ray, as part of their Premium Collection on 6 November. 389 more words

Home Entertainment

Halloween: thoughts on scary films and Bride of Frankenstein review

Those who know me will no doubt be aware that I’m a keen film watcher (note – not movie, I’m not american)

So I’ve been on a near-constant diet of horrors recently, from gore fests to supernatural chillers. 349 more words


Blu-ray Review: Barry Lyndon – The Criterion Collection

Spine # 897

Distributor: Criterion Collection (USA)

Release Date: October 17, 2017

Region: Region A

Length: 03:05:12

Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC)

Main Audio:

English Mono Linear PCM Audio (48 kHz, 1152 kbps, 24-bit) 2,660 more words

Blu-ray Review

Book Interview: Grace Kelly: Hollywood Dream Girl

Publisher: Dey Street Books

Release Date: October 24, 2017

“Mr. Hitchcock taught me everything about cinema. It was thanks to him that I understood that murder scenes should be shot like love scenes and love scenes like murder scenes.” …

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Alfred Hitchcock

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