This evening starting at 5PM PST/8PM EST the fine folks who run Turner Classic Movies will be handing over their programming schedule to the Movie Morlock Bloggers. Four of my compadres will be guest programmers on TCM and cohost a batch of great movies for your viewing enjoyment along with Robert Osborne. Films on the … Continue reading The Movie Morlocks Are Coming to a TV Near You!
Apologies for neglecting Cinebeats for a month but I've been preoccupied with other things.
All month long I've been writing about spooky movies and terrifying thrillers at the Movie Morlocks. Here's a brief rundown of the various topics I tackled that should appeal to my fellow goblins & ghouls.
I recently got the opportunity to ask Randall D. Larson, the author of Musique Fantastique, a few questions for the Movie Morlocks. Please follow the link below to read his responses. - Musique Fantastique: An Interview with Author Randall D. Larson @ TCM's Movie Morlocks Blog
Today Sophia Loren is celebrating her 77th birthday so I decided to dedicate this month's addition of Spy Games to Stanley Donen's ARABESQUE (1966)
I recently re-watched Michael Crichton‘s COMA (1978) and was pleasantly surprised by how effective the film still was.
From my latest installment of Spy Games at the Movie Morlocks:
One of my favorite film blogs is Coffee, Coffee and More Coffee run by Peter Nellhaus who spends a lot of his time writing about Asian films. While I appreciate the diversity of his writing I find his focus on Asian cinema particularly appealing. Peter has recently contributed to an interesting book about the rich … Continue reading Discovering New Territory in Southeast Asian Cinema
I was disappointed to learn that Phyliss Diller had passed away last week so I devoted my recent Movie Morlocks post to her titled, Goodnight Phyllis, We Love You. Here's a brief excerpt from my post: The wife, mother and career woman who started life as Phyllis Ada Driver on July 17, 1917 didn’t share … Continue reading Goodnight Phyllis, We Love You
During the month of August TCM will play host to their annual Summer Under the Stars event and for the last few years I've been asked to participate in an in-house blogathon devoted to one actor who is being featured in their line-up. This year Toshiro Mifune is our man of honor and I was … Continue reading Terence Young’s Red Sun (1971)
I'm afraid that I've been too busy and preoccupied with home renovations, family matters and work to updated Cinebeats regularly. Most of my film writing is done at The Movie Morlocks now so it often seems redundant to re-post links to everything here. If you want to keep track of my weekly activities on a … Continue reading Spies, Frankenstein & . . . Sports?!
I’ve been thinking a lot about dune buggies lately. It all started a few weeks ago while I was watching HEAD (1968) on TCM starring The Monkees.