Film Category

Happy New Year!

Goodbye 2013, welcome 2014 It’s customary to celebrate the arrival of a new year with Strauss’s Blue Danube waltz, so here it is – but with space images, ‘cos when we’ve fucked this planet over once and for all we’ll be relying on space travel to save our species. I found this video on Youtube […]

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Through this Glass, darkly…

Before I give you my music for today’s mood, let me ask this: do you remember Candyman? The music was composed by minimalist Philip Glass, the film based on Clive Barker‘s short story ‘The Forbidden’. Glass is as good a composer as Barker is a writer, and thus my choice of music for today; it […]

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Dracula 3D

I don’t have 3D TV but I will be getting this DVD without delay. Dario Argento and Dracula? I’ll stake my life on it being entertaining:

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The Debt: Film Review

Actually, review is a bit of a grand word because I am rather busy today – but I wanted to alert you to this great film. Okay, it’s not new and maybe you’ve seen it, but if not… A great cast, lots of tension, nice twist, evil Nazi doctor and a bit of an open […]

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Alles Gute zum Geburtstag Richard Wagner

Today is the 200th birthday of Richard Wagner, for many the greatest composer who ever lived. Germany has been celebrating. A monument is to be erected in Leipzig, his birthplace, and there will be concerts at Bayreuth. Wagner once said, “I hold the Jewish race to be the born enemy of pure humanity and everything […]

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