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Monday March 2nd~ Metropolis with live score by DEGENERATE ART ENSEMBLE, Seattle WA

Monday March 2nd~ Metropolis with live score by DEGENERATE ART ENSEMBLE, Seattle WA http://www.stgpresents.org/tickets/eventdetail/1712/-/- STG Presents Silent Movie Mondays – Metropolis (1927) Directed by Fritz Lang With live original Orchestral Score by DEGENERATE ART ENSEMBLE German Silents Monday March 2, 2015 Doors at 6:00 pm Show at 7:00 pm The …

Django Kill – Giulio Questi – 1967

Se sei vivo spara – Giulio Questi – 1967   Giulio Questi’s 1967 spaghetti western Se sei vivo spara (“If You Live, Shoot”, but best know as Django Kill) is violent, occasionally surreal, and flavored with hints of gothic horror. After watching it multiple times over the weekend I think …

Now watching: Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies

Now watching: Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies aka Monte Carlo or Bust (1969) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monte_Carlo_or_Bust! “Monte Carlo or Bust! is a 1969 comedy film. The story is based on the Monte Carlo Rally – first raced in 1911 – and the film recalls this general era, set in …

Just watched: Hands of the Ripper (1971)

Just watched: Hands of the Ripper (1971) Hammer Film Productions http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hands_of_the_Ripper “It is set in London in Edwardian times, and stars Angharad Rees as Anna, a vulnerable young woman who is exploited by her guardian (Dora Bryan), a medium, and haunted by the subconscious memory of her mother’s murder by …

Now watching: The Great Train Robbery (1979)

Now watching: The Great Train Robbery (1979) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_First_Great_Train_Robbery “The First Great Train Robbery – known in the U.S. as The Great Train Robbery – is a 1979 film directed by Michael Crichton, who also wrote the screenplay based on his novel The Great Train Robbery. The film starred Sean Connery, …

Now watching: Mysterious Island -1961

Now watching: Mysterious Island -1961 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mysterious_Island_%281961_film%29 “Mysterious Island (UK: Jules Verne’s Mysterious Island) is a 1961 film. Based very loosely upon the novel The Mysterious Island (L’Île mystérieuse) by Jules Verne, the film was produced by Charles H. Schneer and directed by Cy Endfield. The motion picture was filmed at …

Maciste all’inferno ~ 1925, Guido Brignone

Silent Movie Saturday: Maciste all’inferno ~ 1925, Guido Brignone (Italy) Maciste in Hell (1926) Maciste all’inferno   Directed by Guido Brignone Cast: Bartolomeo Pagano … Maciste Franz Sala … Barbariccia/Dottor Nox Elena Sangro … Proserpina, Pluto’s wife Lucia Zanussi … Luciferina, Pluto’s daughter Umberto Guarracino … Pluto Domenico Serra … …

Watched last night: The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1986)

Watched last night: The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1986) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091574/ A made for TV movie based on the classic Poe tale C Auguste Dupin and his talent for “ratiocination”. (circa 1841) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Murders_in_the_Rue_Morgue Illustration by Aubrey Beardsley of “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”, 1895

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