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Mourning Carrie Fisher (and Celebrity)

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Mourning Carrie Fisher (and Celebrity)   Whenever we lose another celebrity the Interwebs assemble into two primary factions. 1. Those that mourn. 2. Those that begrudge the need to mourn. The latter faction shames the former for feeling sorrow in the wake of the celebrity death. “Celebrity” assumes that we had no real life connections to the deceased — that they were merely a face… Read more »

31 Days of Horror: Kuroneko

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31+ Days of Horror. 33 Horror Movies. 33 Reviews. Hooptober Challenges and Bonus Tasks. View my 2016 Cinema Shame/Hoop-Tober Watch Pile Shame-a-thon Statement here. Nature of Shame: Unseen Criterion Shame Hoop-tober Challenge Checklist: Decade – 1960’s Country of Origin – Japan   #18. Kuroneko (1968) Yabu no Naka no Kuroneko, the Japanese title for Kuroneko takes the prize for most literal name of… Read more »

31 Days of Horror: Delirium (1972)

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31+ Days of Horror. 33 Horror Movies. 33 Reviews. Hooptober Challenges and Bonus Tasks. View my 2016 Cinema Shame/Hoop-Tober Watch Pile Shame-a-thon Statement here. Nature of Shame: Unwatched DVD. Picked it up after reading a blurb in Troy Howarth’s Giallo guidebook, So Deadly So Perverse. Hoop-tober Challenge Checklist: Decade – 1970’s Country of Origin – Italy   The Advance Word: I knew… Read more »

Don’t Tread on Ghostbusters (1984)

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The summer takes its toll on my sanity. Time, though more abundant, disappears in a blink. The kids are always there. Staring. Demanding food and entertainment. But as much as I’d like to blame the children for all that ails me, including this cough I just can’t shake… there’s something else that’s been bothering me, like a t-shirt with a… Read more »

Back for Round 2: My 2016 TCMFF Schedule

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The theme for the 2016 Turner Classic Movie Film Festival is “Moving Pictures.” In case you’re inordinately slow on the take, this is a play on words. Movies are, you might recall, moving pictures. And TCM is selling this as the year of the weepy, the tearjerker, the inspirational flick, the movies that inspire. The TCMFF schedule programmers have certainly… Read more »