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In 1932, movies weren’t exactly, shall we say, under as many censorship rules as they are today. There wasn’t a rating system, the Hayes Code wasn’t in effect yet, and so long as the flick didn’t show anything that you … Continue reading
1. Saying “This Movie is Based on Real Events” when your movie takes place in New Orleans means you can get away with just about any damn thing you please. 2. Any self-respecting wife and mother will rent a well-appointed apartment in … Continue reading
This movie is based on Dennis Reardon’s play The Happiness Cage, which had the distinction of being the inaugural production of the Joseph Papp Public Theater. I think I would have rather seen this story as a play, despite Christopher … Continue reading
TUES 12: What I Learned from Watching “Une Vierge chez les Morts Vivants” (a.k.a A Virgin Among the Living Dead; Christina, Princesse de l’Erotisme (Christina, Princess of Eroticism); La nuit des étoiles filantes (The Night of Shooting Stars)), 1972
1. Une Vierge chez les Morts Vivants does in fact Google translate directly to A Virgin Among the Living Dead. However, it’s fun to click the back-and-forth button a few times: a virgin among the living dead :: une vierge … Continue reading
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse was directed by Fritz Lang and co-written by Thea von Harbou, and was based on the character created by Norbert Jacques in the novel Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler. This movie is a sequel of sorts to Fritz … Continue reading