The complicated tracing of Norman Bates’ life in ‘Psycho IV’ (1990)

Psycho IV (1990) Directed by Mick Garris Starring: Anthony Perkins, Olivia Hussey, Henry Thomas, CCH Pounder ¤¤¤ Matricide – The killing of one’s own mother The film starts out with a familiar soundtrack – that of Bernard Herrmann’s original score from Psycho. Cut to a studio where guests are speaking about matricide on the Fran … More The complicated tracing of Norman Bates’ life in ‘Psycho IV’ (1990)

Norman Bates has stiff competition in ‘Psycho III’ (1986)

Psycho III (1986) Directed by Anthony Perkins Starring: Anthony Perkins, Diana Scarwid, Jeff Fahey, Roberta Maxwell ¤¤¤ “There is no God” This statement is screamed by a distressed nun named Maureen Coyle (Diana Scarwid) who is standing on the ledge of her monastery’s bell tower, contemplating suicide. Some of her fellow nuns come to try … More Norman Bates has stiff competition in ‘Psycho III’ (1986)

Norman Bates is back in a most worthy sequel: ‘Psycho II’ (1983)

 ‘Psycho II’ (1983) Directed by Richard Franklin Starring: Anthony Perkins, Meg Tilly, Vera Miles, Robert Loggia, Dennis Franz Psycho II has long been one of my favourite movies. I watched it many times in my youth because my father had recorded it on VHS. Back in the days when there was no cable television and … More Norman Bates is back in a most worthy sequel: ‘Psycho II’ (1983)

Talking Guilty Pleasures: ‘Dream a Little Dream’ (1989)

Directed by Marc Rocco Starring: Jason Robards, Corey Feldman, Piper Laurie, Meredith Salenger, Harry Dean Stanton, Corey Haim * Published specifically for The Second So Bad It’s Good Blogathon hosted by Rebecca at Taking Up Room * ¤¤¤ Growing up as a child of the 1980’s, I watched a lot of videotapes over and over … More Talking Guilty Pleasures: ‘Dream a Little Dream’ (1989)

Talking Guilty Pleasures: The Cult Classic ‘Stunt Rock’ (1980)

Directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith Starring: Grant Page, Monique van de Ven, Margaret Gerard * Published specifically for The Second So Bad It’s Good Blogathon hosted by Rebecca at Taking Up Room * ¤¤¤ When my writer friend Sailor Monsoon first highlighted this film back in November 2017, I was immediately intrigued to see it. His … More Talking Guilty Pleasures: The Cult Classic ‘Stunt Rock’ (1980)

Talking Mia Farrow in ‘Hurricane’ (1979)

Today we reminisce about Hurricane (1979) Directed by Jan Troell Starring: Jason Robards, Mia Farrow, Timothy Bottoms, Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard * Published specifically for The Magnificent Mia Farrow Blogathon hosted by Gabriela at Pale Writer * ¤¤¤ Synopsis Pago Pago. Eastern Samoa in the 1920’s… A time when this remote Pacific Outpost was … More Talking Mia Farrow in ‘Hurricane’ (1979)

Talking Al Pacino in ‘Cruising’ (1980)

Today we reminisce about Cruising (1980) Directed by William Friedkin Starring: Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen * Published specifically for The All About Al Pacino Blogathon hosted by Gabriela at Pale Writer * ¤¤¤ This article contains content and images that are of an adult nature so please exercise caution if you are subject … More Talking Al Pacino in ‘Cruising’ (1980)

A Brazilian Beauty: ‘The House of Sand’

Today we reminisce about The House of Sand (2005) Directed by Andrucha Waddington Starring: Fernanda Montenegro, Fernanda Torres * Published specifically for The Luso World Cinema Blogathon hosted by Beth at Spellbound by Movies and Lê at Crítica Retrô * Narrative Our story begins in 1910. A group of people is trekking through a harsh … More A Brazilian Beauty: ‘The House of Sand’

Contemporary Film Talk: ‘Heavy’ (1995)

Today we reminisce about Heavy (1995) Directed by James Mangold Starring: Pruitt Taylor-Vince, Shelley Winters, Liv Tyler, Deborah Harry ¤¤¤ * Published specifically for the The Shelley Winters Blogathon hosted by myself and Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews * Synopsis Highland is a sleepy town in upstate New York that runs along the Hudson River. Although … More Contemporary Film Talk: ‘Heavy’ (1995)

Contemporary Film Talk: ‘Vibes’ (1988)

Today we reminisce about Vibes (1988) Directed by Ken Kwapis Starring: Cyndi Lauper, Jeff Goldblum, Julian Sands, Peter Falk, Googy Gress * Published specifically for The Jeff Goldblum Blogathon hosted by Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews and Emma at EmmaKWall Explains It All * Synopsis Somewhere deep in the lower Ecuadorian Andes Mountains, two men who … More Contemporary Film Talk: ‘Vibes’ (1988)