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De Düva

There are directors that like to say that remakes are homages. My experience shows that those “homages” are a way to spoil the memory of a good film, in general. A few cases are exceptions. Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht and … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Posters: 1921-1973

The Fakeproject Corporation of America presents a selection of Soviet Movie Posters from 1921-1973. Posters aren’t divided in categories or decades, as you mind expect. They all load in a single page, but it loads pretty fast. I’m never tired … Continue reading

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The Grim Reaper Cat

I grew up picturing death as the Grim Reaper, the skeletal figure carrying a large scythe. Even though I studied in catholic schools, I’ve never believed their philosophy that death is an angel of God and there is a better … Continue reading

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Kentucky Ventriloquism Museum Photos

Sometimes I’m not sure why I blog some things. This is a good example: Terror Tour 2007, an appropriate name, is a set on Flickr with photos of Kentuck Ventriloquism Museum. That’s the kind of place I won’t visit in … Continue reading

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Spanish Movie Posters, from 1920 to 1957

Javier Reguera, from the Spanish cultural blog asi se fundo carnaby street kindly uploaded 71 scanned images of Spanish movie posters, from 1920 to 1957 at Flickr. I have a good surprise with them: the graphics, with strong colours, detach … Continue reading

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80 Years of Robots in Hollywood

The idea of a robot was always fascinating to us. The literature discovered it and passed the lesson to the cinema. That’s probably one the reasons there are always new films about them. The last one released, Transformers, isn’t on … Continue reading

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Triumph of the Will

Thanks to politics of Germany in the 1930’s and 1940’s, and the Nazi dislike for independent thought, Germany lost a huge number of intellectuals, artists and scientists to other countries, specially the U.S.. In cinema, the list of directors, actors … Continue reading

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SpiderBuns (Spiderman) 1 and 2

The Angry Alien bunnies attacked again. This time the “victim” was the last two Spider-Man films with Tobey Maguire as the main character. Maguire is good, but not so good as the bunnies that had only 30 seconds to re-enact … Continue reading

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Les affiches françaises du film noir américain

A marvellous on-line exhibition from Bibliothèwue du Film: Les affiches françaises du film noir américain (The French posters of American noir films). I would be happier with more images of posters. However, the images are nice, there is a resume … Continue reading

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Ikiru on-line

Akira Kurosawa’s Ikiru, also knwon as To Live, is on-line at Google Video with English subtitles and it has also already been posted at Videos with Bibi. This film, as other Japanese films made before 1953, is in the public … Continue reading

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