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The Damned (2013), a solid premise and great atmosphere that fails to deliver an effective possession movie about an Evil Dead witch.

MY CALL:  A solid premise and great atmosphere that fails to deliver an effective possession movie.  Despite some good performances and a decent ending, we are not completely reimbursed for the disappointing shift from an engaging, tense film to a nigh-dull, predictable experience. 711 more words

John Leavengood


The Damned is an English gothic punk band formed in London in 1976 by lead vocalist Dave Vanian, guitarist Brian James, bassist (and later guitarist) … 221 more words

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What I read in March

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes: Emotional, funny, and will cause you to rethink your own life. Lou, a girl in her mid twenties who has never left  her family home or the confines of her small town, is let go of her job as a waitress at the town bakery. 364 more words

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Film Review: 'The Damned: Don’t You Wish That We Were Dead'

The first U.K. punk band to release a record, and perhaps the only such first-generation act still active 40 years later, the Damned nonetheless never quite achieved the notoriety or commercial success of contemporaries like the Sex Pistols and the Clash. 500 more words


Punk Rock and Dostoevsky

The first punk rock gig I went to was at the Nag’s Head in High Wycombe; upstairs, to be precise, in the room which had once been called The Blues Loft, for obvious reasons. 372 more words


The Damned: "Love Song"

Tune du Jour: “Love Song” – The Damned
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: Melt-Banana vs. The London Punkharmonic Orchestra
Peruse, Comment and Vote (I Beseech, Implore and Urge Thee, respectively) 281 more words
THE CLASH Of Cover Tunes


Carrie Ann woke when Chance’s wet nose nudged her shoulder.

“Go away, Chance.”

Chance nudged her again, harder this time.

“Go lay down!” Carrie Ann snatched the blanket up over her face. 1,070 more words

Pen Of The Damned