It’s so hard for me sometimes to explain exactly why I love these ‘old’ movies as I do. I have such a visceral and emotional response to these shimmering ( or murky ) B&W films whether they be “A” pictures or “B” that it’s hard to explain intellectually. Maybe words aren’t needed among us.
Girls never get a break.
“I can release a destructive power in a human being that would make the split atom seem like a blessing.”
BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES…BLACK MAN IN CHARGE!
Why did director George A. Romero do this. Was it some type of allegorical political statement? Was it something more akin to, sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. I’ll have to do more research on that score. All I know for now, for this piece is, Romero picked the best actor for the role of hero in “NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD.”
“The Cobra Goddess will avenge herself. One by one you will die!!”
No no, she’s not talking about you guys. You, please, keep reading…
I believe in monsters. Don’t you?
I went to NYC’s Museum of Modern Art ( MoMA ) to wait for the day’s movie, when I saw the giant poster of the subject of my blog today. I asked the kind Security Guard lady to do me a favor and take my picture. I’m being Lewton’d here with posters from Martin Scorsese’s collection. And all for a good cause: a blogathon.