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Shadows (1959)

By today’s standards, it might not look like much, but all conversations of independent filmmaking cannot go anywhere without John Cassavetes and specifically his debut Shadows. 514 more words

Drama

Rosemary’s Baby is simultaneously incredibly modern and incredibly dated

The final Shocktober film was my wife’s contribution. Neither of us had seen Rosemary’s Baby, and both were encouraged by its inclusion on so many “scariest movies ever made” lists. 514 more words

Movie Review

Rosemary's Baby (1968)

In 1973, a psychiatrist named Lawrence Pazder began to treat a troubled woman named Michelle Smith. Under hypnosis, Smith “remembered” being repeatedly abused as a child by her parents during satanic rituals. 2,673 more words

Paganism

He Has His Father's Eyes

Even with our current sloppy podcast schedule, we can’t not celebrate Halloween here at 101 Towers. So Lewis and Ian have donned their most terrifying and zeitgeist-y costumes (Lewis is a ‘Make America Great Again’ hat, and Ian is a Brexit) and settled down to watch… 240 more words

Movies

Podcast 083: Rosemary's Baby

It’s 101 Films favourite time of year, Halloween (or HALLOWEEEEEEEEENNNN!). Now we know our podcasting isnt as regular as it once was, but we always make a special effort for Halloween. 28 more words

Movies

Rosemary's Baby (1968): Classic Review

There is little I can say about Roman Polanski’s seminal 1968 horror marvel, Rosemary’s Baby, which hasn’t already been written, so I’ll simply preface this review by saying that I believe this film is the pinnacle of the horror genre and possesses everything that many modern day horror films sadly lack. 685 more words

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