Flick of the Week: Blind Beast (1969)

Also known as Warehouse. Premiered in Japan on January 25, 1969, and made it to the US three months later. The actress/actor playing mother and son in this film are in reality only a year apart. Remade in Japan in 2001. The Reviews! This one seems not often reviewd by film bloggers, but a fewContinue reading “Flick of the Week: Blind Beast (1969)”

Remembering Alexandra Hay (1947-1993)

Twenty years ago today we lost actress Alexandra Hay.  She died of a heart-related condition at the much too-young age of 46. She’s best known, perhaps, for her starring role in 1,000 Convicts and a Woman.  She got her start as a a model at the age of 12, but when her mother passed away whenContinue reading “Remembering Alexandra Hay (1947-1993)”

Cool Links from the Tweeps, 20-21 August

I finally got the blogs and sites from my 500-odd tweeps loaded into my NetVibes, so hopefully every couple days or so I can highlight the posts I find particularly good.  No rhyme or reason, just cool stuff I’m reading, that you should be seeing, too: Movies, Silently gives us a nice, and succinct, re-imagining True Grit as a 1917Continue reading “Cool Links from the Tweeps, 20-21 August”

Godzilla and Mothra: Kaiju Dynamic Frenemy Duo

Godzilla and Mothra are, IMHO, the best dynamic duo pair of the kaiju eiga (Japanese giant monster) movies.  I hope Godzilla, as just about everyone’s top movie monster of all time, needs no introduction.   He first appeared in Gojira in 1954, which was recut, and had some scenes added with Raymond Burr to make the (modified) story accessibleContinue reading “Godzilla and Mothra: Kaiju Dynamic Frenemy Duo”