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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

Not Any Man's Property: Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)

The first few minutes of the 1967 film Far from the Madding Crowd, directed by John Schlesinger and based on Thomas Hardy’s 1874 novel of the same title, belong entirely to the English landscape — specifically, that of the southwestern part of the country, along the coast. 1,334 more words

Film

Petulia (1968)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 9 out of 10

4-Word Review: A very brief affair.

While attending a medical fundraiser Petulia (Julie Christie) who is a married rich socialite, decides to come-on to Archie (George C. 657 more words

Movies

The Whelk's Worldwide World of 60s Movie Stars With Wooden Leg Issues

THIS WEEK: Ann Margret

NEXT WEEK: Marlon Brando asks Julie Christie to help him polish his wood.

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