It’s interesting to watch what happens when you remove the visual flourishes that can be achieved in cinema, and leave just the actors in front of a camera, to survive on their merits. 1,883 more words
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What are my choices this evening?
Political junkie that I usually am, I could lock-in on this week’s political convention (red shirts, plastic cowboy hats, interminable plagiarism discussion loops, and conventioneers I suspect have spent a bit more time at the hotel bar than is advisable before strutting before cameras announcing numbers to millions of viewers – whoop!), or I could skip along the cultural high road with director Riccardo Freda’s giallo classic, THE IGUANA WITH THE TONGUE OF FIRE. 371 more words
Hey, friends. There are certain editors I really respect. One of those is Jacob Haddon, the mastermind behind the wonderful quarterly magazine Lamplight. Jacob’s publication exudes quality and professionalism and is one of my very favorites in or out of the genre, which is why I was delighted when he asked me last summer at the Scares That Care Weekend Convention if I’d be the featured author in an issue of… 296 more words
The July 14 republication of Moise and the World of Reason (the second of the two novels Tennessee Williams ever published, and certainly one of his lesser-known works) is, to an extent, a reminder that even the lesser work by this writer is, if not worth unmitigated praise and canonization, certainly worth reexamining. 1,574 more words