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Daily Archives: August 17, 2015

Let’s try to set the record straight. More has been written about Kubrick – on his films, about his person, extracting his methods – than any other motion picture director in history. The Shining has in fact sparked a fervent cottage industry of books, blogs, and documentary films all to its own. There are dozens and dozens of fan sites… Read more »

17 August 2015 | Features, Film Lists

The Queen of Suspense! Dame Agatha Christie is the best selling novelist of all time, according to The Guinness Book of World Records. She has sold roughly 2 billions copies of her work, and her estate claims her works come in 3rd for most-widely published books, behind only the works of William Shakespeare and The Bible. She is also the… Read more »

17 August 2015 | Features, Film Lists

“The End of the Humanity”… a theme immediately scary. Fright is almost like a baton of manipulation in the hands of a good craftsman in this medium, and brewing a thrill is quite an achievement. Exploiting this primal response, thanks to the amygdala, has given us some great works of cinema. But often this vision of “wipe-out” has been explored… Read more »

17 August 2015 | Features, Film Lists