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Adventures in the Screen Trade

Jane Merrow: My Favourite People This Week

My Favourite people this week are Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and the English writer Joanna Trollope.  Both are talking about the falling literacy rate in both our countries.  Justice Day O’Connor is appalled by the fact that too many Americans have no idea which three branches of government exist in the US.  This is amazing .. the country is the middle of one of the worst crises in Government and I suppose many people do not really understand what is going on. Joanna ...

Posted on October 7, 2013 and filed under Just Talking!

BEWARE OF WHAT YOU WISH FOR

A spine-chilling tale of magic and retribution. Based on the short story “The Monkeys Paw” by W.W. Jacobs, the film won the Jury Prize for Best Art Direction at the Barcelona Film Festival. This is the first of a projected series of films under the generic heading of “New Chilling Tales. This film is proposed as a pilot film for a series of short period films based on classic short horror stories by famous writers. Learn ...

Posted on September 15, 2013 and filed under Recent Projects

THE TELL-TALE HEART

A heart beating, a man obsessed with an old man’s eye, these are at the core of the magnificent story by Edgar Allan Poe and here is a brand new film to give you that story. Learn ...

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THE YELLOW WALLPAPER

The Woman, who is driven mad by her obsession with the wallpaper in the bedroom, while is trying to recover from a near nervous breakdown. Confined to the room, the Woman is finally driven over the brink into madness, by seeing herself trapped in the wallpaper. This film is from the 19th century story THE YELLOW WALLPAPER, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Learn ...

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HEAT ON AND OFF THE SCREEN

We’re in the middle of a massive heatwave in the USA and here in Idaho it’s 104 degrees Farenheit, whew! And I have no air conditioning in my little house, could do with it now. I remember a horror film I did way back when, called THE NIGHT OF THE BIG HEAT...... in the US it was called ISLAND OF THE BURNING DAMNED. It starred Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing the stalwarts of horror films and me and some other ...

Posted on September 14, 2013 and filed under Just Talking!