the birds

*contains spoilers Writer Daphne du Maurier (1907-89 heart failure) wrote a kind of loose trilogy of novels set in Cornwall in South West England which were turned into movies and they were Jamaica Inn (1939), Rebecca (1940) and Frenchman’s Creek (1944). Alfred Hitchcock directed two of these titles – Jamaica Inn and Rebecca – while…

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*contains spoilers “Fraulein, would you like to watch Die Nibelungen Saga (1924) tonight, or The Power (1967)?,” the Nietzschean Nazi skinhead asked to the gay transgender or transvestite prostitute who he accidentally picked up in a scene right out of The Kinks song Lola… Eddie Murphy gave one “a ride home” one evening! … Yes,…

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