Take your daily dose of funny ghosts in ‘The Spirit is Willing’ (1967)

Directed by William Castle Starring: Sid Caesar, Vera Miles, Cass Daley, John McGiver, Jill Townsend Featuring: John Astin, Mary Wickes, Jesse White, Jay C. Flippen * Published specifically for The CMBA Fall Blogathon: Laughter is the Best Medicine hosted by The Classic Movie Blog Association. * ¤¤¤ There is a modern proverb that suggests “the … More Take your daily dose of funny ghosts in ‘The Spirit is Willing’ (1967)

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)