Monthly Archives: July 2016

Conquest Of The Pole (1912)

  [Original title:  À La Conquête Du Pole]   Director:  Georges Méliès Starring:  Georges Méliès, Fernande Albany Screenplay:  Georges Méliès, based upon a novel by Jules Verne       Synopsis:  At a gathering of the great minds of the … Continue reading

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The Rev’s Sermons

Book and film reviews by guest reviewer, The Rev! Book reviews: Gila! Killer Deadly Nature Film reviews: B-Fest 2017

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Gila!

    “The tissues match,” she went on, “but the hide outside is different.”     “How different?” he asked.     “It’s harder. More like scaly armor.” She ran a hand through her hair. “It has to be a mutation. And it must be a … Continue reading

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A Trip To The Moon (1902)

  [Original title: Le Voyage Dans La Lune]   Director:  Georges Méliès Starring:  Georges Méliès, Henri Delannoy, Victor André, Bleuette Bernon, Jehanne d’Alcy Screenplay:  Georges Méliès, based upon the novels of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells       Foreword:  … Continue reading

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Et al. May16

The Charlatan (1929) When Florence Talbot (Margaret Livingston) has a reading with the fashionable psychic, Count Merlin (Holmes Herbert), she gets more than she bargained for. Merlin addresses her as “Florence Dwight”, describes her past as a circus performer, and recounts the … Continue reading

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Moments

Great (or at least, favourite) scenes and shots. ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Cobra Woman (1944): I don’t want to make a habit of this— —BUT— —some things truly do need to be seen to be believed, like— —THE COBRA DANCE!! ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Christmas In … Continue reading

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