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Halloween Film Review: Dreamscape (1984, directed by Joseph Ruben)

Before there was Inception, there was Dreamscape!

Dreamscape opens with the image of a woman running down a street while a red mushroom sprouts above the city behind her.   540 more words


Today on the tray: "Hotscakes" and "flappen jacken"

September 26 is National Pancake Day. 

CNN Eatocracy says, “It’s no surprise this breakfast staple has a long history, dating back to the ancient Greeks. But, depending on where you are, pancakes will look vastly different.  204 more words

Classic TV Shows

Out of the Saddle: John Wayne in MCQ (Warner Bros, 1974)

John Wayne didn’t get off his horse very often in the latter part of his career. The Duke hadn’t done a non-Western since 1969’s HELLFIGHTERS, but cop pictures were in style in the early 70s due to the success of movies like THE FRENCH CONNECTION and DIRTY HARRY.  282 more words


2015 TCM Summer Under The Stars Blogathon presents: Out of the Saddle: John Wayne in MCQ (Warner Brothers, 1974)

I’m happy to be taking part in the 2015 TCM Summer Under The Stars Blogathon hosted by Journeys in Classic Film, and especially to write about my favorite actor, John Wayne. 273 more words


Ramblings of a deranged mind

“Thought has no language. We think in pictures and sensations. And then we translate these ideas into our own words and sentences.”

–Andy Thorne, played by Eddie Albert, in the “Cry of Silence”, …

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Literary Criticism

50 years ago, Mary Alice Fox of Wisconsin nearly became Miss America

Fifty years ago tonight, Mary Alice Fox stood before 18,000 people at Convention Hall in Atlantic City and waited for her life to change forever. 903 more words