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Elvis Presley and Mary Tyler Moore in CHANGE OF HABIT (1969)

I’ve dedicated a handful of posts on this blog to Elvis Presley and may well have said, “this movie is special to me” each time. But this time I really mean it. 1,852 more words

Classic Movies

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff - Richard Carlson

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Tijdens de herfst en winter lees ik het vaakst. Lekker warm onder een zacht dekentje, een warme chocolademelk en een boek, meer hoeft het soms niet te zijn. 1,276 more words


The Monster Mash: Creature from the Black Lagoon

“There are many strange legends in the Amazon.”

The Gill-Man from Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) is the first new classic Universal monster we’ve discussed since 1941’s… 574 more words


It Came from Outer Space (1953), HD BR 2-D

It Came from Outer Space (1953) was a landmark film for Universal in being the studio’s first attempt at depicting an alien visitor,  a first for use of stereophonic sound and photography in the Mojave/Joshua Tree landscapes, first presentation of a 3-D monster film (anticipating Universal’s… 276 more words


Creature from the Black Lagoon


(7/10) In a nutshell: While Universal made this film in 1954 as a cheap money-grabber to cash in on the 3D craze, they once again underestimated the magic created by combining producer William Alland, director Jack Arnold, actor Richard Carlson and the studio’s brilliant design and makeup team, just as they had done on their previous collaboration. 9,396 more words


The Maze (1953)

‘It’s a piece of seaweed, I’m sure of it…’

A bridegroom is called away from his engagement party on the French Rivera to return to his ancestral castle in Scotland. 592 more words

Movie Reviews

The Maze (1953 Allied Artists Pictures Full Film)

Do you ever get the urge to walk up to a camera and start monologuing to a make believe audience about a terrifying event that happened in your life?   580 more words