One unexpected side-effects of having a love of world of cinema is everything you learn when you devote a little time to a subject. This is, by no means, suggesting that the films themselves are necessarily accurate, cough, Braveheart, but doing a bit a research for this essay cracked a door of history for me.Read more "(The Peasant) Women of Ryazan"
Silence of the Lambs Well this ought to be easy, right? Writing about Silence of the Lambs, a film that I have watched, possibly, a dozen times. This week I am joining Now Voyaging for their BEYOND THE COVER: Books to Film Blogathon. As I mentioned I have chosen to read Thomas Harris’ novel The […]Read more "The Silence of the Lambs"
My wife called me the moment the screen went black at the end of the film. The vibrating phone disconnected me from David Cronenberg’s Toronto, from the office of Doctors Mantle. My phone, at that second, acted as a defibrillator jolting me back into the real world and breaking the seal on my possibly collapsed lungs.Read more "Dead Ringers"
This past weekend saw the memorial service for my wife’s grandfather and with it I found myself surrounded by my cousin and her four little balls of energy.Read more "Classic Symbiotic Collaborations blog-a-thon"
For the Barbara Stanwyck Blog-a-Thon I chose the two films The Woman in Red from 1935 and Executive Suite from 1954. Click for more.Read more "Barbara Stanwyck Blog-a-thon"
Harry Lime is dead. That is ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW and it would probably be in your best interest to click away right now. Welcome to The Third Man.Read more "The Third Man"