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Mrs. Miller tokes opium. Not good.

McCabe and Mrs. Miller: A Snow Poem (The final Robert Altman article in a trilogy) | I.M. Clarke

McCabe and Mrs. Miller: A Snow Poem (The final Robert Altman article in a trilogy) | I.M. Clarke “…snow was… softly falling …upon every part of the lonely churchyard on the hill…It lay thickly drifted on the crooked crosses and headstones, on the spears of the little gate, on the barren thorns. His soul swooned slowly as he heard the… Read more →

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M*A*S*H: Or Animal House Goes to Korea (The second Altman article in a series of three) | I.M. Clarke

Through early morning fog I see/ Visions of the things to be/ The pains that are withheld for me/ I realize and I can see/ That suicide is painless/ It brings on many changes/ And I can take or leave it if I please. * ‘Suicide Is Painless’, theme to M*A*S*H   I heard the best movie ever made about… Read more →

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Dracula & Frankenstein: A Crypt, a Castle and Nietzsche | ARTICLE # 4 by I.M. CLARKE

“Bela Lugosi’s dead The bats have left the bell tower The victims have been bled Red velvet lines the black box” Bela Lugosi’s Dead– Bauhaus   “He’ll do press-ups and chin-ups Do the snatch, clean, and jerk He thinks dynamic tension Must be hard work Such strenuous living I just don’t understand When in just seven days Oh, baby I… Read more →

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Valley of the Dolls Revisited: The Enduring Art of Awfulness

Article By I. M. Clarke Years ago, during a somewhat strained interview, I asked the director of a feature-length Canadian film why he’d said his work was destined to be a cult hit?  He replied that, after studying the most prominent cult films, he had compiled common characteristics and somehow melded them with his plodding narrative. Obviously, he missed the… Read more →

Gravity Spinoff “Aningaaq” – A MUST WATCH SHORT FILM

SPOILER ALERT! READ BEFORE YOU WATCH! If you have yet to see “Gravity”, be warned that “Aningaaq”, a companion short film to the Bullock & Clooney blockbuster, may contain a minor spoiler. This short film, to be featured as a bonus on the upcoming “Gravity” DVD/Bluray release, is directed by Jonás Cuarón – son of Gravity’s Alfonso Cuarón. In it we… Read more →

Smartest Movie advertising prank ever!

Imagine you’re just going out to get some coffee to start up your tiring day and you come across some crazy mad woman throwing guys around without touching them, how would you react? This is how local new-yorkers reacted to the hilarious prank. This clever promotion is for the movie Carrie, the remake of the 1976 horror film with the… Read more →