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  1. This Thing of Darkness cover


  1. This Thing of Darkness cover

    This Thing of Darkness

    May 20, 2022 3:00 am Leave a Comment

    Hollywood, 1956. Journalist and war widow Evangeline Kilhooley is assigned to write a “star profile” of the fading actor Bela Lugosi, made famous by his role as Count Dracula. During a series of interviews, Lugosi draws Evi into his curious Eastern European background, gradually revealing the link between Old World… Read more »

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  2. John Herreid

    Great Films for Kids: Song of the Sea

    March 13, 2015 9:08 am 5 Comments

    Animator Tomm Moore’s vision is the vision of old Irish folktales, where saints and heroes, fairies and angels, monsters and missionaries comingle in stories and legend. His first film, The Secret of Kells, is a fanciful and wondrous imagining of the creation of the Book of Kells. His second, Song… Read more »

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  3. Meryl Kaleida

    From Novels to Movies: A Rant

    June 3, 2014 3:36 pm 7 Comments

    Obviously, I am a huge book reader. I am also a huge movie fan. In fact, you can read some of my movie reviews here, here, and here. So, why are there so few good movies that come from books? There are some that have done a pretty decent job… Read more »

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