Archive for the ‘flim flam films’ Category

I heard from a friend last year that one of my favorite professors of my college career, Tony Judt, had ALS-amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gherig’s disease. I felt terrible at the news, but didn’t know what I could do, as far as reaching out to him went, that wouldn’t be morbid. I just read today […]


It’s no secret that I love Disney. Really, I love Old Disney. Snow White, Peter Pan, Sleeping Beauty, especially Bambi…they are all spectacularly beautiful movies. And I love Disneyland. I don’t have a time machine to go back to when it was really good but I have my viewmaster. I went to Walt Disney World […]



The last time I watched a movie when I was left alone, it was The Cove. Yikes! This time it was House of the Devil. I’ve wanted to see it since I heard about it, but tonight was the NIGHT. I loved it, even though it got a little hokey hoke, I was skeered. Especially […]

It’s true; Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho is 50 years old. I found that out in this article which is actually a good read even though it’s on I super heart Hitchcock. His movies are classy, funny, everyone looks great, and even when they’re not at all scary, there’s something creepy happening. You have to pay […]



I like vampire movies. I love crappy vampire movies, like The Werewolf vs. Vampire Woman, aka La Noche de Walpurgis, aka Werewolf Shadow. It was made in 1970 as a coproduction between Spain and Mexico and it’s ridiculous. I want this! Then there’s Jean Rollin, who doesn’t exactly make crappy movies so much as campy, […]

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I love this, and this, two movie title stills collections, from which the following three came. (Via this, linked here.) The old ones are so lovely. They were made for the big screen, but I know I’m not the only one who likes taking pictures of the tee vee.



This is what I drew today. It’s not that great. I watched The Cove while I was making it, and now I’m mad. Have you seen it? It’s a documentary about dolphin exploitation. So I thought I’d round up all my piss and vinegar and write an angry post. There are few things I get […]