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Oliver Reed: What Fresh Lunacy Is This? by Robert Sellers

I’ve been aware of Oliver Reed since my earliest memories of researching movies. This probably stems from going to the library and trying to learn more about the horror films I had yet to see and coming across photos of him in The Curse of the Werewolf from Hammer Films. 537 more words

Hammer Films

Fitzcarraldo

"Sir, the reality of your world is nothing more
than a rotten caricature of great opera."
- Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald
Dir: Werner Herzog                        DoP: Thomas Mauch… 55 more words
Adventure

If You Meet Sartana, Pray For Your Death(Se Incontri Sartana Prega Per La Tua Morte)1968

IF YOU MEET SARTANA PRAY FOR YOUR DEATH was the first of five official films to feature the character. there were a number of films that featured the fellow that were mere ripoffs riding the coattails of the franchise. 218 more words

Spaghetti Western

Werner Herzog and the Violence of Nature

My output has been a little slow the last two days due to a one two allergy punch of a high mold count and what is known in Texas as Cedar Fever.   204 more words

Movies

Fun Things to do with Six Trillion Dollars, No. 13. Building 40,000 Opera Houses.

I’ve seen Fitzcarraldo.  You have  too, probably.  The sublime hubris of trying to bring the the  world’s most expensive and unwieldy art form to the most inhospitable terrains on earth.   469 more words

Sorcerer (1977)

William Friedkin’s title can’t help but conjure up images of a horror film. And why not? The man gave us The Exorcist. While this remake of the 1953 French film Wages of Fear isn’t  a horror film, it does have many tense scenes and images that somehow look like they were left on the cutting room floor from his landmark horror film of 1973. 693 more words

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