Song: “King Midas in Reverse” (1967), by the Hollies. Movie: The Limey (1999), directed by Steven Soderbergh, written by Lem Dobbs. As Soderbergh puts it in the DVD commentary he shares contentiously with Dobbs (which, seriously, is maybe one of the top five DVD commentaries ever), the scene was cut to the song as a…
Singin’ and dancing’ their dear li’l hearts out.
On H&I tonight. The late great Charles Napier as “Adam.”
“There are fearful pictures on his skin, but the most fearful thing is tattooed on his soul.” Radio spot for The Illustrated Man (1969), starring Rod Steiger. At the showing of Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood, it was the moment I laughed the loudest. I was the only person in the theater laughing at this.
“This is the 20th anniversary of the moon walk, you know. And way back when they’re giving us that ‘One giant step for mankind’ bit, another astronaut’s in the background yelling his fool head off, saying, “Oh, my God! What’s that over in the crater? What the hell is that?
And they shut him out of Paradise
Called him Lucifer and frowned
She took pride in what God made him
Even before the angels shot him down to the ground
I’m sure they would all agree that the Moon is very useful everyone.
“He went out that window like a 747.”
Watched both of these Saturday night with the Mad Doctor lightninglouie senior. Neither of us were up for Sardonicus again. Amazon Prime is full of obscure horror and suspense flicks from the 1950s and ‘60s, a number of which I’d never heard of. Many of them are cheap and schlocky, some are surprisingly well-crafted.…
Scharpling Against The Machine.
2018. No, I am not fucking kidding. Now streaming on Amazon Prime.
January 21, 1978. I may have seen this episode over 200 times (I owned the Warner Home Video cassette in the clamshell case when I was a kid). Protoid Capsules.
I mean, look at them, they’re filled with all kinds of junk, and what’s worse, they’ve become a hangout for crummy teenagers!