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Everything's Coming Up Hitler

Reading yesterday’s post, greatest living Scotsman Steven McNicoll texted me with two more Hitlers.

First off, Frank Finlay is Hitler! In an ITV play, The Death of Adolf Hitler… 307 more words


Wan's Weird Wednesday: Lifeforce (1985)

“How the fuck did they pitch this movie? “We have a naked space vampire hypnotist nonce film with a political dimension which starts on the fringes of the galaxy and ends in a dole office in Thatchers Britain.”” 1,127 more words


The Pianist (2002)

Dir. Roman Polanski. Starring Adrien Brody, Ed Stoppard, Frank Finlay

“It’s a funny time to say this, but” Wladyslaw (Brody) begins to say to his sister Halina (Jessica Kate Mayer) as they walk to the cattle cars which will take his family away from Warsaw. 1,421 more words


Lifeforce (1985)

With the recent death of director Tobe Hooper, it was time to dust off a blu ray I picked up but had yet to open from Scream Factory. 812 more words

Daily Take

Space Suckin' (Lifeforce, 1985)

When I planned this post, Tobe was still with us. In October, I will be exploring some other Hooper films.  But my thoughts go out to Hooper’s friends and family. 376 more words


Robbery (1967)

In August, 1963, the British public could talk about only one thing over their bacon, eggs,toast and orange juice. The topic of the day was a robbery. 1,073 more words

British Cinema