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Fates Worse Than Death: Shadow of Chinatown and Big Trouble in Little China

“China is here, Mister Burton.” –Uncle Chu (Chao Li Chi), Big Trouble in Little China

Like most fans of John Carpenter’s Big Trouble in Little China… 3,559 more words


Something Rotten in the House of Winslow

I owe a lot to The Black Cat (1941, directed by Albert S. Rogell).  But I mean, a LOT.

I first became aware of the film as a young lad, when to my delight, I discovered a whole shelf of hard-bound storybooks based on the plots of numerous classic horror films at my local library; … 1,658 more words

Throwback Trailer: The Wolf Man (1941)

When his brother dies, Larry Talbot (Lon Chaney Jr.) returns to Wales and reconciles with his father (Claude Rains). While there, he visits an antique shop and, hoping to impress Gwen (Evelyn Ankers), the attractive shopkeeper, buys a silver walking cane. 43 more words

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The Brighton Strangler (1945)

New Years Eve, a foggy night, Big Ben and a romantic couple on a rooftop where the young woman is about to uncover a deadly secret. 609 more words

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Tarot Fives

Five of Swords:

Looking out for yourself at perhaps a cost.  Going all out for the win.  Fights.  Conflicts.  Disgrace after winning, or having thought you got the upperhand.  232 more words


leave me alone.

i’ve been turning off my phone more and more lately, and it feels really good.

i started doing it because i hate getting calls and texts when i’m sleeping. 374 more words

Bela Lugosi Is Dead

Bela Lugosi Is Dead (by Bauhaus)

White on white translucent black capes
Back on the rack

Bela Lugosi’s dead
The bats have left the bell tower… 111 more words

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