Blogathons, Classic Film Discoveries, Uncategorized

God, can you hear me? Van Johnson in “The End of the Affair” (1955)

When I was a teenager, I watched the 1999 adaptation of Graham Greene's novel, and fell in love with it. It had such a wonderful balance of romance, tragedy and theological inquiry. Ralph Fiennes and Julianne Moore had such incredible chemistry and intensity as the doomed wartime and post war lovers. And so I felt… Continue reading God, can you hear me? Van Johnson in “The End of the Affair” (1955)

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All Hallows' Eve, Blogathons, Classic Film Discoveries, Hammer Horror, Period Dramas, Uncategorized

Deadly Legacy

This post contains graphic and mature content, please read at your own risk. Twins of Evil is fascinating because it comes after Lust for A Vampire in the Karnstein Quadrilogy and it's as if someone said "What made The Vampire Lovers good and Lust for a Vampire awful?" Don't get me wrong, Lust for a… Continue reading Deadly Legacy

Blogathons, Hammer Horror, Uncategorized

The Kids Aren’t Alright: Dracula 1972 A.D.

I’d like to preface this post by saying that I love Hammer Horror films. I discovered them as a teen, but my uncle and mother had both spoken about them before that, although I wasn’t allowed to watch them. Some of my favourites include The Hound of the Baskervilles, Dracula, The Mummy, The Vampire Lovers,… Continue reading The Kids Aren’t Alright: Dracula 1972 A.D.