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The Ballad of the Sad Cafe - by Carson McCullers

For one of my book clubs last month, I chose a short, classic story for those who didn’t want to read the 800+ page book that one of the other hostesses had picked out – Carson McCullers… 325 more words


The 10 Most '60s Movies of the '60s

There’s something specifically, quaintly wonderful about the counterculture movies of the late ‘60s: the costumes, the slang-y dialogue, the hallucinogen-inspired cinematography, the way the color temperatures have faded… 1,305 more words


Wheels Of Confusion

Pretty paraplegic Penny (Susan Strasberg) hasn’t seen her father in the 10 years since her parents’ divorce. She finally goes to visit him, only to be told by the stepmother she’s never met that he’s away. 123 more words

Remembering Marilyn

I can’t actually tell you when I first discovered Marilyn Monroe – she was someone I was always aware of so in 1990, 3 years after first seeing Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (that’s a story for the Blondes review when I post it) I bought a couple of postcards and posters I decided that I wanted to buy some of her films on tape. 522 more words


Cinema Sunday: Taste of Fear (1961) (A.K.A. Scream of Fear)

Title: Taste of Fear (Scream of Fear – U.S.)

Distributor: Hammer/ Columbia

Writer: Jimmy Sangster

Director: Seth Holt

Producers: Jimmy Sangster, Michael Carreras

Starring: Susan Strasberg, Ronald Lewis, Ann Todd, Christopher Lee… 1,466 more words