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My Classic Movie Pick: 1949's Obsession aka The Hidden Room

I tuned into a classic movie this week that I had recorded on our trusty dvr and to my surprise, the film starred Long John Silver of Disney’s Treasure Island  and Uncle Owen, of Star Wars!   539 more words


Moving pictures, #6

I’m trying to get caught up on these, since I’ve been watching so many films recently – all that bloody sportsing on television. Damn sportsing. Have never understood its appeal. 1,307 more words


Captive Wild Woman

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In a nutshell: Director Edward Dmytryk cuts and pastes together a surprisingly coherent and enjoyable tale of a gorilla being turned into a woman by a mad John Carradine in his first mad scientist role. 4,128 more words

Conquest Of Man

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gårDagens kvinna: Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-)

Daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt, gave after 18 years of marriage to Nicholas Longworth, birth to a daughter, Paulina, at the age of 41, 1925. 502 more words


The Devil Commands

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In a nutshell: The fourth of Columbia’s mad Boris Karloff films, this 1941 effort is probably the best in the lot, with some cool sci-fi designs, good atmosphere and splendid acting. 2,839 more words

Conquest Of Man

Where Love Has Gone (1964)

Susan Hayward versus Bette Davis. An explosive combination on paper. A bit less so on film.

These two great actresses who were both known to tear up the screen and male costars were surely meant to face off against each other. 586 more words

Daily Take

Films in 2014: November

For many online film fans, November is deemed Noirvember in celebration of the film noir genre, so this past month I dedicated much of my movie-watching to it. 786 more words

Films In 2014