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31 Days of Oscar: "Gaslight (1944)"

The thing with classic thrillers is that time has usually done them no favors. What once might’ve been truly suspenseful and nerve-racking to some extent, probably can’t affect any type of audience member in that same way. 1,735 more words




Gaslighting is an emotional manipulation technique that, when repeated multiple times, makes a person question and doubt their own sanity.  It is very common in abusive relationships – in fact, emotional abuse is far more common than we would imagine. 333 more words


Best Actress Bracket Game: Olivia de Havilland Vs. Ingrid Bergman

The brackets in our Best Actress game are arranged in roughly chronological order.  Both of our contestants in today’s match had long and distinguished careers.  But they both rose to prominence in the late 30’s and early 40’s.   648 more words


Gaslight (1944)

In the opening scene of George Cuckor’s Gaslight, we see Paula (Ingrid Bergman) in a vehicle with a man telling her that she needs to learn to forget.  573 more words

Movie Review From A Christian Perspective

January 28, 1807: He Made the Night a Little Brighter

Frederick Albert Winzer was a German entrepreneur living in London on Pall Mall, that city’s version of Boardwalk or Park Place. He was one of those guys who, you could say, lit up his neighborhood. 344 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Healing Hurts

Holy headache.. healing hurtsNo wonder we bury our feelings. No wonder we drown them and smoke them and eat them.. feeling them and looking at them and hearing what they say hurts like hell. 116 more words


The Fragile Ego Begets Lies

Saturday, Sean Spicer held his first press conference as White House Press Secretary. Unfortunately, just like everything else in the Trump Administration so far, it played out in the nightmare scenario. 873 more words