And now for something a little different but sure to be of interest to buffs of history, period detail, good storytelling, and also something pretty inspirational to creatives interested in getting an idea out there. If you know this blog then you know that last Halloween I cohosted an amazing Val Lewton event that was the brainchild of Stephen Reginald, aka Classic Movie Man. If you know his blog then you must also know of his extensive classic movie knowledge, which he also dispenses through teaching film classes and hosting big screen showings in Chicago. But I bet you didn’t know he also took something of a moviemaking approach to turn his book idea into a well received trilogy of novels known as the Avenue of Dreams series. Continue reading
With other matters keeping me away from blogging much lately, it’s a perfect time to welcome a guest, Craig of VIKING SAMURAI (who also guest-posted here writing on BODY SNATCHER during the Val Lewton event). This time Craig looks at the 1965 war movie Morituri…
my two cents toward an ongoing greatest movie list… Continue reading
By far the most popular post on my blog is this one, on the life of WARD BOND. Not a day’s gone by since that someone searching for Ward-related info hasn’t come upon that piece. The post also brought a frequent commenter who’s become a great person to know, and so I’m pleased to host this guest post by Keith Payne, writing on Ward’s WAGON MASTER, a movie I’d only briefly touched on in my bio, mainly because I hadn’t seen it then. Please make Keith feel welcome and enjoy !
I’m pleased to host a guest, Craig R. of VIKING SAMURAI – Your Source for Foreign Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy Films and purveyor of wisdom and fine movie buffery. please make him feel welcome and enjoy his thoughts on Lewton’s THE BODY SNATCHER… Continue reading