Nothing here deserves to be characterized as morbid. Indeed, quite the opposite.
The For the Love of Film Blogathon (co-hosted by Ferdy on Films and Self-Styled Siren to benefit the National Film Preservation Foundation) has already inspired Greg Ferrara at Cinema Styles to come up with these two groovy announcements. I hope I can think up something worthy of contribution -- but meanwhile I'm certainly going to be soaking up all the terrific stuff that's come flooding in...
P.S. Anybody remember when the Scherzo from Beethoven's Ninth (used in the montage above) served as the theme for NBC's nightly newscast, the "Huntley-Brinkley Report" with Chet Huntley and David Brinkley? Arturo Toscanini conducting the NBC Orchestra, of course. "Good night, Chet. Good night, David. And good night for NBC News."
This message came to me from a reader named Peter Svensland. He and a fr...
A review of the "Mystery Science Theater 3000" revival that's now playing on Netflix.
One of the most important and dazzlingly original works by Coppola comes to Criterion Blu-ray.