Category Archives: Random film stuff

Ranking the Final Girls

I am by no means an expert in slasher movies, but I know what I like; and what I like best is an engaging Final Girl. For me these films aren’t about their kill-scenes so much as the final showdown … Continue reading

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Spinning Newspaper Injures Printer – Part 2: Up Close

Click here for Part 1: The Repeat Offenders In this section, we take a closer look at a few of the many mock-ups which have (dis)graced our screens over the years! ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ College Coach (1933): …features numerous headlines, and only … Continue reading

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Et Al. July18

Black Oxen (1923) Attending an opening-night, the elderly Charles Dinwiddie (Tom Ricketts) is almost overcome when he sees, in effect, a ghost from his past: a beautiful young woman (Corinne Griffith) who is the living image of Mary Ogden, a … Continue reading

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Et al. April18

Wings (1927) Upon America’s entry into war in 1917, two young men from the same small town enlist to become combat pilots: David Armstrong (Richard Arlen), whose family is one of the wealthiest in town; and Jack Powell (Charles Rogers), … Continue reading

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Et Al. Feb18

Ghosts (1915) To celebrate his appointment as Chamberlain to the King, Captain Alving (Henry B. Walthall) holds an elaborate party at his hunting-lodge. During it, he is sought out by society woman, Johanna (Juana Archer), with whom he begins an … Continue reading

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The Hatching

    It looked to Miguel like a black river rushed up behind him. The man had only managed to get to his knees before the dark mass rolled over and around him.     Miguel took a few steps backward, but he found … Continue reading

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Deadly Nature

    Chip reached toward his pocket for another stone, but his action was halted by the shock of what he saw. Two pair of gleaming eyes turned upward to glare at him from the two heads mounted side by side on the … Continue reading

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Et Al. Aug17

Dance, Fools, Dance (1931) When businessman Stanley Jordan (William Holden) loses everything and then drops dead in the face of the Wall Street Crash, his children, Bonnie (Joan Crawford) and Rodney (William Bakewell), are left penniless. Spurning a proposal of … Continue reading

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WANT!!

Stuff from the movies that I, well, WANT!! ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Section 1: The Art Gallery: Paintings are important props in many movies. They also rank very high on my I’d Kill To Own That list. Supernatural (1933): Society girl Roma Courtney … Continue reading

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Et Al. April17

The Man Who Played God (1932) World-renowned pianist, Montgomery Royle (George Arliss), is playing privately for a foreign monarch when a bomb blast from an attempted assassination renders him deaf. Shut out from the music he worships, Royle grows bitter, … Continue reading

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