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Blackpaint 568 - Terry and Julie, Little Fascists, Ghost Cities

Photographer’s Gallery – Terence Donovan and “Made you Look”

In amongst the hard-faced young James Bond types in belted raincoats and beautiful, tubular, posing women, this captivating shot of Julie Christie, looking groomed but feral; there’s that smudge or graze near her elbow – bit more dirt and you could see it as a Don McCullin job.   602 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art

Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago is a whistle-stop history of Russia in the first half of the 20th Century. A work  camp guard (Alec Guinness) finds a woman he believes to be his niece. 346 more words

Reviews

Doctor Zhivago (1965)

Lara inspires lechery in Komarovsky (her mother’s lover who is a master at surviving whoever runs Russia) and can’t compete with passion for the revolution of the man she marries, Pasha. 80 more words

Drama

Not Recommended Unless . . .

My system for picking movies at the library is much the same as picking books. Go in look at the DVD cover art, and titles and pick something that looks interesting based on the actors. 411 more words

Friday Book Whimsy: The Haunting of Hill House

When I was a little girl, my mother would occasionally let me stay up on Saturday night and watch the weekly scary movie. One such Saturday, I saw the movie… 338 more words

Whimsies

The Go-Between

The last collaboration between director Joseph Losey and playwright Harold Pinter to be filmed, The Go-Between is perhaps most interesting as an example of a moment in the development of the costume film, a genre as central to British cinema as the Western is for Hollywood. 444 more words

Films

Demon Seed (1977)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 6 out of 10

4-Word Review: Computer impregnates a human.

Based on an early Dean R. Koontz novel the story centers on Susan Harris (Julie Christie) who is married to Alex (Fritz Weaver) a man who has created a giant artificially intelligent computer named Proteus (voice of Robert Vaughn) as well as installing a computer inside their own home, which does all of their household chores and is fully automated via voice command.   675 more words

Movies