February 2020

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*contains spoilers This article looks at the back end of comic genius Groucho Marx’s (1890-1977 pneumonia) later career around the end of the comedy team that was the Marx Brothers. They made over a dozen features together. Groucho starred in a few films without his brothers Chico (1887-1961 arteriosclerosis) and Harpo Marx (1888-1964 after heart…

Read more … And it ends with Groucho Marx as God (Part One)

*contains spoilers It is reported that screenwriter, and sometime director, Alan Ormsby (1943-) was inspired in the late 1960s after seeing a screening of the original Night of the Living Dead (1968) with some university friends. “Let’s do something like that,” said Ormsby after seeing the movie in downtown Miami one evening. The result would…

Read more The Slightly Deranged Screenplays of Alan Ormsby (Part One)

* contains spoilers Name: CameronAge: 59 Occupation: Former Pay Clerk Favourite Movie: Psycho (1960) First Saw It: I was seventeen on tv at home Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin and Martin Balsam Plot: Director Alfred Hitchcock adapts the novel by Robert Bloch which was based on the life of killer Ed…

Read more My Cult Movie: “… It’s still got the power to shock”