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Monthly Archives: March, 2013

Some fings in life are bad…

Kids, whether you celebrate Easter, Passover, the end of March, April Fool’s Day Eve, or just plain Sunday – I hope it’s a good one.  If it’s not, do heed … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Not bad, just drawn that way.

Thinking about poor old Norman yesterday has gotten me thinking about other movie villains – antagonists, if you prefer a less loaded word – and how right Alfred Hitchcock was: … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

Mothers are a boy’s best friend

Probably because Bates Motel has descended on TV screens, one of the lesser known movie channels (Retro, I think) has been playing Psycho (1960) a fair amount recently.  I would sooner iron my own … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

250 Film Challenge: The General (Silent 7/50)

It occurred to me today: I have been neglecting Buster Keaton for entirely too long here.  Yes, I have a sentimental attachment to Charlie Chaplin, but it’s indisputable that Keaton … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

250 Film Challenge: The Red Shoes (Favorite 7/50)

“Time rushes by.  Love rushes by.  Life rushes by.  But the red shoes dance on!” If I were ever to get anything tattooed on my forehead, it just might be … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · 6 Comments

Will Smith: Stay Thirsty, My Friend.

I really meant to be good, and watch lots of movies this weekend, and write about them here, but alas.  We had company this weekend – which was great – … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 3 Comments

The degradation of love: Carnage

Some of you may have noticed that I’ve become ever so slightly obsessed with Christoph Waltz recently.  Only a little bit.  I can stop any time I want to.  As … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · 2 Comments