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Welcome to a New Intertitles

Welcome to a New Intertitles

You might have noticed a new look here on the blog and here’s the reason behind the change – For the past while I’ve really not been enjoying blogging. Which is silly because it should be something fun. However lately it’s felt more like a…

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Tod Browning – The Edgar Allan Poe of Cinema

Tod Browning – The Edgar Allan Poe of Cinema

Today marks the birthday of actor, screenwriter and director Tod Browning. We have Browning to thank for the classic and the most well known version of Dracula starring Bela Lugosi, as well as cult favourite and deeply disturbing Freaks (I still can’t shake scenes from that film years…

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Friday Film Pick – Coffee and Cigarettes

Friday Film Pick – Coffee and Cigarettes

I’ve been on a bit of a Jim Jarmusch kick as of late after finally seeing ‘Only Lovers Left Alive‘. A friend recently reminded me of Jarmusch’s excellent ‘Coffee and Cigarettes‘, and it’s as fantastic to watch years later as the first time around, easily…

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Silent Ladies – Stacia Napierkowska

Silent Ladies – Stacia Napierkowska

A Look At Silent Film Actress Stacia Napierkowska I’m absolutely enchanted by these photos of French silent film actress Stacia Napierkowska. Best known for her portrayal as Marfa Koutiloff in Louis Feuillade’s 1915 silent film serial Les Vampires – particularly episode 2, ‘The Ring That Kills‘, dancing as a vampire bat,…

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Friday Film Pick – Byzantium

Friday Film Pick – Byzantium

Confession time – I love vampires. Well not literally, BUT vampire mythology, literature and film. Sorry though Twi-hards, as much as I love sparkles, I don’t like Twilight. I even read the series. And those are many long hours of my life I’ll never get…

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Friday Film Pick – Quadrophenia

Friday Film Pick – Quadrophenia

Looking for some essential films to watch this May long weekend? Might I suggest to you The Who’s 1979 film Quadrophenia directed by Franc Roddam. Quadrophenia is easily one of my favourite films. I’ve owned it on VHS, DVD and most recently the excellent Criterion…

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