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“Few Men Have Even Tried What He Has Tried”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Around the time this blog launched, I wrote about enjoyably silly movie theme songs, a thing that mostly disappeared from movies in the ’70s or ’80s. I just love those kitschy tunes. I need to add a new … Continue reading

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Two Movie Posters for “Johnny Guitar”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: American French (art by the great Constantin Belinsky)

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Couldn’t Do It Today

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:   Related Sax wrote about Joe Dante here and here. I wrote about exploitation movies here.

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Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The disaster film — which I think includes the giant monster film — has long been a venue for plots that encompass multiple characters, motives, and locations. One of the genre’s pleasures lies in our appreciation of how … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “The Reckless Moment”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Back when movie posters were important as advertisements, and many theaters were independently run, some printing companies offered posters that functioned as alternatives to the studio-approved designs. Theaters looking to promote a film in a unique … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Illusion Travels by Streetcar”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: A country-of-origin poster from Bunuel’s Mexican period. Love the green-red coloration.

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Grand Illusion”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: This poster, for a ’40s release of “Grand Illusion,” is generally regarded as the best design for the film. It’s by Bernard Lancy. Related Lancy on Pinterest.

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