Thursday 31 August 2017

Waiting to See Us

Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are the princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Marie Windsor
Narrow Margin  1952

Things Ain't what They Used To Be

Wednesday 30 August 2017

Every Sinner ............ 10

Millers Crossing

Out of the Past

 Le samourai

Kiss Me Deadly

Killing Them Softly

 Touch of Evil


Sweet Smell of Success

It Always Rains on Sunday

Tuesday 29 August 2017

Got it Bad

Like a lonely weepin' willow who's lost in the wood
I got it bad and that ain't good
And the things i tell my pillow nobody should
I got it bad, i got it bad and it's no good

I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good
Carmen McRae

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Monday 28 August 2017

In Bad Company

If you're lonely when you're alone then you are in bad company.

Jean Paul Sartre

Ernst Haas
New York 1955

Sunday 27 August 2017

Saturday 26 August 2017

Mercy and All That

I believe in God and mercy and all that. But the dead are happier dead. They don't miss much here, poor devils.

Third Man
Carol Reed

Third Man 1949

In Deep Already

Sean Phillips

Friday 25 August 2017

Heaven of Vice

                                   The hell of virtue is achieved through the heaven of vice.
Franz Kafka

Thurston Hopkins

Zizek on Vertigo

Alfred Hitchcock

Thursday 24 August 2017

Taste It Slowly

Raymond Chandler

Never Look Back

Last night they loved you, opening doors and pulling some strings angel
Come get up my baby
In walked luck and you looked in time
Never look back, walk tall, act fine
Come get up my baby
Golden Years
David Bowie

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Wednesday 23 August 2017

Monday 21 August 2017

Shelley Winters

Night of the Hunter

He Ran all the Way

Odds Against Tomorrow

Cry of the City

I Died a Thousand Times



Bloody Mama

Double Life

Raging Tide

The Tenant