Category Archives: China

Dear Cinema Santa: 2020 Edition

                                     Dear Cinema Santa: 2020 Edition To crown this year of joviality and conviviality (we only eliminated four enemies all year, so we … Continue reading

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Alone Again, Unnaturally: Classic Film Images Photo Quiz, Apr. 2020 Edition, Vol. 4077

Alone Again, Unnaturally:  Classic Film Images Photo Quiz, Apr. 2020 Edition, Vol. 4077 Emerging from a self-imposed exile just in time to notice that the rest of the world seems to have cribbed our idea for a temporary avoidance of … Continue reading

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Better Dead Than Red: “BLOOD ALLEY” (1955)

              There is no mistaking on which side of the political coin the 1955 William Wellman  film “Blood Alley” was stamped, as it is a right-wing, anti-Communist diatribe of the most unabashedly jingoistic variety, highlighting … Continue reading

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