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BR: Anne of the Indies (1954)

BR: Anne of the Indies (1954)

July 31, 2019 | By

Although she’d made her film debut opposite Tyrone Power in the big budget historical adventure-drama Captain from Castile (1947), Fox put starlet Jean Peters through the familiar career-building programme …

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BR: Man Called Peter, A (1955)

BR: Man Called Peter, A (1955)

July 31, 2019 | By

While the film’s titular subject of former U.S. Senate chaplain Peter Marshall was (and may remain) the film’s main draw, the production is also known among classic film fans Foxologists as Jean Peters’ final film…

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Dante Tomaselli’s Out-of-Body Experience (2019)

Dante Tomaselli’s Out-of-Body Experience (2019)

July 27, 2019 | By

Admirers of Dante Tomaselli’s prior sonic explorations will be quite surprised at the shift the director of Torture Chamber (2013) and Desecration (1999) took with his latest album, titled Out-of-Body Experience, released July 4th, 2019 via TuneCore…

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BR: Moon Child / El niño de la luna (1989)

BR: Moon Child / El niño de la luna (1989)

July 26, 2019 | By

After making his feature film debut with the striking and deeply unsettling drama In a Glass Cage (1986), Spanish auteur Agusti Villaronga’s next project was something more dreamy and less controversial (to a point)…

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DVD: That Guy Dick Miller (2014)

DVD: That Guy Dick Miller (2014)

July 12, 2019 | By

There have been documentaries on the faces and voices of character actors we’ve seen but can never place, but Dick Miller is a different animal – a hugely prolific character actor and emeritus magnus of…

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BR: Beat the Devil (1953)

BR: Beat the Devil (1953)

July 5, 2019 | By

One of the oddest films ever made, Beat the Devil is many things: a dry comedy, a slick celluloid pastry with a hollow centre, a cheat, and an interminably dull production which…

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DVD: Between the Lines (1977)

DVD: Between the Lines (1977)

July 5, 2019 | By

Joan Micklin Silver’s chance meeting with ex-Boston Phoenix writer Fred Barron at a film expo resulted in ‘a coming of age’ dramady about people who’ve ‘come of age’…

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Edward Dmytryk’s Warlock (1958) + Bluebeard (1972)

Edward Dmytryk’s Warlock (1958) + Bluebeard (1972)

June 21, 2019 | By

Two genre gems by Edward Dmytryk – the message-heavy western WARLOCK (1958) on Twilight Time Blu + the eurosleaze classic BLUEBEARD (1972) on DVD.

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BR: Warlock (1959)

BR: Warlock (1959)

June 21, 2019 | By

The film, itself based on a praised 1958 novel by Oakley Hall, could be summarized as High Noon (1952) with double the characters and tripled conflicts…

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DVD: Bluebeard (1972)

DVD: Bluebeard (1972)

June 21, 2019 | By

It’s unsure whether director / co-writer Edward Dmytryk was aware of any thin connections to the violent & fetishistic giallo genre, whereas the film’s other co-writers, Maria Pia Fusco and Ennio De Concini…

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