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Book Review - The Invisible Man (Audio)

  • Title: The Invisible Man
  • Series: Big Finish Classics
  • Author: H.G. Wells (original novel)
  • Adapted by: Jonathan Barnes
  • Director: Ken Bentley
  • Characters: Griffin (the Invisible Man), Dr.
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Reviews

Only Lovers Left Alive

There is something beguiling about the notion of living forever, to move at a languid pace afforded only by the knowledge that there will always be a tomorrow. 983 more words

Movies

31 scary movie moments - 11) Dallas dies in Alien (1979)

John Hurt’s chestburster is the real shock in Alien but for scares, you can’t beat the tension and pure fear of the alien hunting down Dallas (Tom Skerritt) in the bowels of the Nostromo. 38 more words

Demystifying the mutation of music genres [Mississippi delta blues + folk + rock ‘n roll]

Blues singer Mississippi John Hurt never got the credit he deserved. I mean, what African-American musician born in the late 1800’s did? He came into this world in 1893 – barely free, broke, and somehow discovered his own unique style that easily turned him into a musical treasure.  545 more words

Blues

Not Honest! (Plus a Prayer Request)

Patty and I wanted to watch a ghost story last night; and, lo and behold, we found a movie treatment of M.R. James’ Oh, Whistle and I’ll Come to You, My Lad… 215 more words

A Personal Note

Spooktober, Day 3: “Oh, Whistle and I’ll Come to You, My Lad,” by M R James

Ever since I was little, I’ve suffered from night terrors.

I have no idea why, but now and then I’ll wake up screaming in the middle of the night, filled with fear that sends me sprinting for the light switch to banish the unseen monster that I could have sworn I saw just a moment ago. 438 more words

Blog

Final John Hurt Film, 'Damascus Cover', Tops Boston Film Fest With Six Awards

The Boston Film Festival closed out its 33rd annual event with six awards to Sir John Hurt’s final film Damascus Cover.

A political thriller, Damascus Cover… 110 more words

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