Spellbinding Songs

During the month of October I’ll be sharing Halloween inspired music mixes that you can stream online at 8tracks. My first offering was called “Frankenstein-A-Go-Go” and this time I'm sharing a 12 song mix called "Spellbinding Songs" featuring songs recorded between 1955-1968 about witches and that old black magic that they weave so well. Enjoy! … Continue reading Spellbinding Songs

‘Tis the Season

Happy Holidays from Cinebeats & Julie Christie! 'Tis the season. I've been preoccupied with home renovations, work and holiday plans lately so I haven't had a lot of free time to watch movies or blog and I don't think I'll be updating much in December. In an effort to keep things interesting here at Cinebeats … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season

Die, Monster, Die! (1965)

Frankenstenia is celebrating the life and career of one of my favorite actors with The Boris Karloff Blogathon taking place Nov. 23-29th. I didn't sign-up to participate because I couldn't commit to anything. My current blogging schedule is sporadic and a bit crazy because at the moment most of my attention is focused on trying … Continue reading Die, Monster, Die! (1965)

Remembering Yasuharu Hasebe (1932-2009)

Akira Kobayashi in Yasuharu Hasebe's Black Tight Killers (1966) While I was trying to compile a post for the Japanese Cinema Blogathon currently happening at Wildgrounds I read the sad news that one of my favorite Japanese directors, Yasuharu Hasebe, has died after he contracted pneumonia on June 14th. Hasebe was 77 years old, but … Continue reading Remembering Yasuharu Hasebe (1932-2009)

The Misadventures Of A Go-Go Girl

"It's all here! The happy fun times. And the crazy turned-on dangerous times." If the movies have taught me anything at all about life it is this: a lot of young women dream about becoming professional dancers. Some want to be celebrated ballet stars or high-kicking Rockettes. Others are eager to become trophy-winning ballroom dancers … Continue reading The Misadventures Of A Go-Go Girl

Celebrating Val Lewton & Dario Argento

Attention horror aficionados! At The Evening Class Michael Guillen has organized a Blogathon to celebrate the work of Val Lewton in conjunction with the new Val Lewton documentary produced by Martin Scorsese called The Man in the Shadows, which premieres on Turner Movie Classics (TCM) tonight. Lewton produced and wrote some of my favorite horror … Continue reading Celebrating Val Lewton & Dario Argento