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Announcing the Mel Brooks Blogathon!

Mel Brooks is one of the greatest comedic filmmakers of all time, having made many classic comedies, most of which spoofed a particular film or genre.  436 more words

Filmmaker Tributes

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Scary Silents: Frankenstein (1910)

Look, my Scary Silents series is alive! ALIVE!!! And today we’re dissecting a classic, the Edison Studios adaptation of Frankenstein from 1910. As most horror buffs know, this was the first filmed version of Mary Shelley’s novel, even though I gotta say the adaptation is a tad on the “creative” side. 3,716 more words


REVIEW: 'Safety Last!' (1923)

Title: ‘Safety Last!’
1923, USA
Director: Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor
Cast: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis

A poor store clerk organizes a publicity stunt that should earn him the money to finally marry the girl of his dreams. 224 more words


Sunset Boulevard - London Coliseum

You can say a lot of things about Andrew Lloyd Webber, but the man can definitely write a tune. The moment the ENO Orchestra  804 more words


Time For Your Close-up Mr Holmes...

From the Journal of Inspector G Lestrade

Proceeding in a southerly direction (or easterly if my constable is to be believed) we hurried up the alley after the figure I suspected to be the Evil Genius Professor Moriarty. 433 more words

Detective Fiction