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Two stars. Two totally different acting methods. One worried movie director.

When I was a kid growing up, living with my parents, watching television a lot, there were two people who established in my brain the importance of the director. 309 more words



This week has been incredibly long.  I blew out a tire on Tuesday, which I don’t have time to do anything about until Monday.  My new computer crashed.   824 more words

Creative Process

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| ένα ϐιϐλίο με μετα- Αποϰαλυπτιϰό ϑέμα | Μόνος σου ούτε στον παϱάδεισο, πόσο μάλλον σε έναν πλανήτη ɣεμάτο ϐϱιϰόλαϰες. Είναι ένα πϱαɣματιϰό ϑϱίλεϱ με απίστευτη μεταστϱοфή στην πλοϰή. 56 more words

Film Review: Master of the World (1961)

Release Date: May, 1961 (USA)
Directed by: William Witney
Written by: Richard Matheson
Based on: Robur the Conqueror and Master of the World by Jules Verne… 658 more words


Marie's Reading: "Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories That Scared Even Me"

Expect to see this one again next Halloween.  Alfred Hitchcock presents: Stories That Scared Even Me.

I picked this up on a whim because I’m a sucker for creepy short stories, particularly those from the 1950’s and 1960’s.  165 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review: "I Am Legend" by Richard Matheson

I’ve realized something about my taste in books that are often categorized as “creature features.” You know the type: werewolves, vampires, zombies … monsters that have been represented in thousands of works, to the point that their very presence screams cliche despite even the best novelist’s attempts to do something “different.” But how different can you really be when treating a trope that is as familiar to people as Mickey Mouse? 206 more words

Book Reviews

He took the woman from her bed, pretending not to notice the question posed in his mind: Why do you always experiment on women?

– Richard Matheson, I Am Legend (1954)