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Random Thoughts of a Movie Insomniac. Vol 14

Hello everyone.

How is everyone’s week doing so far. I want to thank everyone for leaving comments on this site and for all the new followers as well. 1,858 more words


3 Lovecraftian influenced things I like to watch

#1. The Thing

A group of researchers in Antartica encounter an alien life form that can consume and replicate its victims. Also it can turn into a writhing, shrieking mass of limbs and monstrous faces. 404 more words


Neo-Fascist Consideration of Walon Green & Sam Peckinpah’s THE WILD BUNCH: The Ride of the ‘Last Barbarians’(and Some Notes on Akira Kurosawa, Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, and Ingmar Bergman). PART 2.


Continued from PART 1 of the Blogpost.

Topics discussed: The Third Man, Harry Lime, virtues and subvirtues, Andrei Rublev, Stalker, Solaris, Andrei Tarkovsky, Nostalghia, Excalibur, Requiem for a Dream, Darren Aronofsky, Kenji Mizoguchi, Medieval Era, Akira Kurosawa, Record of a Living Being, I Live in Fear, Ran, Lady Kaeda, Zabriskie Point, Ugetsu Monogatari, Robert Bresson, Chinatown, Dark Patriarch, Ohayo, Yasujiro Ozu, Dodeskaden, Being John Malkovich, Fellini Satyricon, Michael Cimino, Heaven’s Gate, I Vitelloni, La Dolce Vita, Theo Angelopoulos, Vampyr, Carl Dreyer, the power of TV, Sabrina Rubin Erderly, omnipotent objectivity, omnipotent subjectivity, impure purism, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Thing, John Carpenter, Ingmar Bergman, Private Confession, Sunday’s Children, Best Intentions, Emir Kusturica, Time of the Gypsies. 95,855 more words

Quick Recommend: Splinter

Horror is often at its best when it gets a few characters, a single menace, and isolates them all in a place out of the way and difficult to leave.   214 more words

Halloween Returns to Start Production This July

I never thought I’d be so happy about another HALLOWEEN film!! I’m one of the few individuals who enjoyed Rob Zombie’s HALLOWEEN remake and sequel. But I think Zombie said what he wanted to about Myers and it was time for him to move on. 353 more words

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Weekend Movie - Starman

Sci-Fi Love Story Road Movie Now let me get this straight, I am not a fan of John Carpenter and John Carpenter’s Vampires was really the last straw. 650 more words

Witnessed Up Close

We've Come Here To Chew Bubblegum And Quote 'They Live'... And We're All Out Of Bubblegum.

John Carpenter, the unsung hero of genre cinema, has many, many creations that have taken on a life of their own: Halloween, The Fog, Big Trouble in Little China, The Thing, and more. 440 more words