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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Nelson Eddy, singer & actor (1901-1967)

Joan Davis, actress (1907-1961)
Frank Loesser, songwriter (1910-1969)
Katherine DeMille, actress (1911-1995)
Bernard Herrmann, composer (1911-1975)
Ruth Warrick, singer & actress (1916-2005) 25 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Cult of the Cobra (1955)

Universal International had a nice run of thrillers throughout the fifties once the Gothic horror phase had come to an end. None bigger than The Creature From the Black Lagoon. 617 more words

Daily Take

Jurassic Art

This weekend, Jurassic World’s opening of $511.8 million was the biggest of all time.  It was also the first time that a film has generated over $500 million in a single weekend.  77 more words

Art

Underrated Films: Sci-fi

Splice (2010), directed by Vincenzo Natali (who co-wrote the screenplay with Antoinette Terry Bryant and Doug Taylor), plopped into theaters like a pebble and promptly sunk. 487 more words

Review - Electric Boogaloo:The Wild, Untold Story Of Cannon Films

Title:                          Electric Boogaloo:The Wild, Untold Story Of Cannon Films

Certificate:               18

Director:                   Mark Hartley

Major Players:         As themselves – Elliott Gould, Franco Nero, Bo Derek etc… 811 more words

Film Review

Film Notes: JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS

In 1992, visual effects artist Ray Harryhausen was awarded a Gordon E. Sawyer Award for his achievements in visual effects. In his introduction of Harryhausen, Tom Hanks said, “Some people say Casablanca or Citizen Kane…I say Jason and the Argonauts is the greatest film ever made.” 888 more words

Visual Effects

Creature Feature: Ray Harryhausen's Mythical Menagerie

They say there’s an exception to every rule. Normally, I would balk at this a little bit. But when it comes to my extreme dislike (okay, my sheer terror) of stop-motion animation, surprisingly, this is all too true. 1,601 more words

Mystery & Horror