Category Archives: Film

Winter Movie Project

Currently, there are a lot of movies I want to catch up with. I have spent hours the last couple of weeks just flipping around on the old Netflix queue just trying to make a decision. So I have been … Continue reading

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Fascination

Before it actually fascinates. Fascination serves merely to titillate. In fact, the first half of this film is an increasingly frustrating experience. All the dialogue about what is going to happen later intercut with softcore sex scenes. The two female leads … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb

How exciting would a trip to Hammer Studios in the sixties have been? I imagine actors in monster makeup and period costumes wandering around and socializing in front of fake European castles. Hammer films always fill me with a sense of nostalgia … Continue reading

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Nostalgic Sunday

I had a pretty tough weekend. My new job required me to be at work at 5:30 Saturday and Sunday. I have had early rising jobs before, but something about doing it on a weekend just feels a bit perverse. … Continue reading

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Summer with Monika

This image represents the best reason to watch Summer with Monika. Harriet Anderson is transcendent in this film. On the level of a Jean Seberg in Breathless, she is captivating and keeps you totally involved with this film. She is … Continue reading

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Film Project: Bergman

Recently, Lesley and I saw John Waters at the Florida Theater. It was a lot of fun and a good way to start the holiday season. During the question and answer section, someone asked the director what filmmakers inspired him. … Continue reading

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The Ward

John Carpenter should probably be on the Mount Rushmore of horror directors. Of course, if we had all the Mount Rushmores people suggested we had they would lose their novelty pretty fast and our country might be hard to navigate … Continue reading

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