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Cinematic Titanic re-creates Mystery Science Theater 3000 in Washington

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/14/AR2010101405607.html?tid=wp_featuredstories In the days before YouTube and Netflix, when idiotic videos actually died instead of going viral, the distribution of brilliantly bad cultural artifacts — the plotless D-movies, the absurdly dubbed foreign flops — rested heavily on the low-budget efforts … Continue reading

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Lee Marvin Wandering Star Paint Your Wagon 1968

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o48RmW5EKiY ttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dEKDCwf9XU Lee Marvin,reminiscing in song about birth and death…… I was born under a wandrin’ star I was born under a wandrin’ star Wheels are made for rolling, mules are made to pack I’ve never seen a sight that … Continue reading

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Flickhead

http://home.comcast.net/~flickhead/index.html Errol Flynn and Brigitte Bardot, c. 1956 The Ancient Elf I am the maker, The builder, the breaker, The eagle-winged helper, The speedy forsaker! The lance and the lyre, The water, the fire, The tooth of oppression, The lip … Continue reading

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Dom DeLuise, Comic Actor, Dies at 75 – Obituary (Obit) – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/07/movies/07deluise.html?_r=1 Dom DeLuise, a pudgy actor whose manic grin and air of desperation added comic bounce to films like “The Twelve Chairs,” “Blazing Saddles” and “Cannonball Run,” died Monday in Los Angeles. He was 75 and lived in Pacific Palisades.

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Spare Change?

http://www.cinescene.com/dash/snob08.htm Chris Dashiell http://dashiell.stumbleupon.com/ is out with his newest picks in movies for 2008 and if his choices from years past are indicators, he’s done us a service of watching the better, best, and the the unwatchable and given an … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland : by Lou Bunin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IKMvgkzUJg In 1951 Souvaine Selective Pictures was set to release Alice in Wonderland featuring a combination of live action and stop-motion animation by pioneering animator Lou Bunin. Bunin had worked for Diego Rivera in Mexico and was behind the earliest … Continue reading

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If Charlie Parker Was a Gunslinger,Thered Be a Whole Lot of Dead Copycats: They Were Collaborators #522

http://tsutpen.blogspot.com/2008/11/they-were-collaborators-522.html Barbara Nichols and Fritz Lang After Making Love We Hear Footsteps For I can snore like a bullhorn or play loud music or sit up talking with any reasonably sober Irishman and Fergus will only sink deeper into his … Continue reading

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