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January 17: Happy Birthday James Earl Jones and Jim Carrey

James Earl Jones celebrates his 86th today.  He entered acting after his early 1950s Army service, working as a janitor to pay the bills until he got steady work.  1,488 more words

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The Red Shoes (1948) - posters

Some wonderful posters for the British cult film “The Red Shoes”, one of the extraordinary creations of the famous team Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.

Movie Memorabilia

Peeping Tom (1960)

Director: Michael Powell

Writer: Leo Marks (Screenplay)

Starring: Karlheinz Bohm, Moira Shearer, Anna Massey, Maxine Audley, Brenda Bruce, Miles Malleson, Esmond Knight

 

Plot: A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror. 531 more words

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Moira Shearer in Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger’s 1948 “The Red Shoes.” (1948). Courtesy MGM

By Harris Green
Copyright 2008, 2016 Harris Green

Originally published on December 18, 2008. 503 more words

Halloween Havoc!: PEEPING TOM (Anglo-Amalgamated 1960)

PEEPING TOM had been sitting in my DVR for a year before I finally got around to viewing it recently. I shouldn’t have waited so long, for this is absolutely one of the best horror films I’ve ever seen, and I’ve seen a lot of them. 1,144 more words

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Halloween Havoc!: PEEPING TOM (Anglo-Amalgamated 1960)

PEEPING TOM had been sitting in my DVR for a year before I finally got around to viewing it recently. I shouldn’t have waited so long, for this is absolutely one of the best horror films I’ve ever seen, and I’ve seen a lot of them. 1,144 more words

Cracked Rear Viewer

The Red Shoes (1948)

If any film understands our complex and intense relationship with art, it’s The Red Shoes. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s British classic dives headlong into a maelstrom of tragedy borne of the creative process, perhaps more accurately the love of the creative process. 1,441 more words

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