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THE ISLAND OF LOST SOULS (1932)

1932’s The Island of Lost Souls is the first of three cinematic adaptations of H.G. Wells “The Island of Dr.Moreau.” It is easily the best, although the 1997 attempt with Marlon Brando was not the disaster some critics claimed, and in fact was considerably better than the static, unimaginative 1977 version with Burt Lancaster. 549 mots de plus

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Universal Horror: The Old Dark House (1932)

Just as Bela Lugosi followed up on his role of Dracula with Murders in the Rue Morgue, Boris Karloff would have his turn in front of the camera after scaring audiences as The Monster in… 652 mots de plus

Universal Horror

Movie Review - "Spartacus" (1960)

Just watching this to say I’ve nearly seen every Stanley Kubrick film. Nothing to see here.

Well okay, there is an interesting history to « Spartacus. 335 mots de plus

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The Oscar Project 1935: Mutiny on the Bounty

Right from the beginning Mutiny on the Bounty feels like a big, sweeping epic. Hoist the mainsail! Scuttle the jib! Avast and such!

The magnificence of the HMS Bounty (albeit a small ship) would make anyone want to set sail for king and country. 748 mots de plus

Night of The Hunter - Misè-èn-Scene

The movie- Night of the Hunter (1955) directed by Charles Laughton, enthralled me with its beginning audio and visuals as the title popped on screen with the dramatic background music that gave the vibe of something thrilling about to unfold. 360 mots de plus

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Portsmouth, 1787. Ship’s Lieutenant Fletcher Christian (Clark Gable) press-gangs a pub-load of unwilling men aboard The Bounty, heading on a two-year voyage to Tahiti in search of breadfruit. 645 mots de plus

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