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Archive for March 2009

Quantum of Solace and the Death of Escapism

March 26, 2009

Cinephiles boil down into two different types of people:  those that love Bond films and those who are indifferent to them.  I love them and aside from a few duds (You Only Live Twice, A View To A Kill) they have all been good, a few being great (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, The Spy […]

STRANGER THAN FICTION pt. 1

March 21, 2009

For film connoisseurs, there is rarely a story too minute about a production or a detail too obscure about an actor.  Luckily for those with insatiable appetites for film lore there are a few books out there that should quell their hunger.  These books all tell stories that show, no matter when the production or […]

Robert Quarry 1929-2009

March 21, 2009

This post is a bit late, about a month to the day, in fact.  Still, I felt I had to write something about the passing of this great, unappreciated actor.  Robert Quarry is probably best known as Count Yorga, American International Picture’s version of Dracula.  He acted along side some of the greatest horror icons […]