Tag Archives: Charles Laughton

Staying up late, watching old movies

I couldn’t sleep last night, so I stayed up late, watching old movies as I sorted through piles of dusty paperwork. The first person to name all three films I watched wins a November 3, 2014 issue of the National Enquirer, which, if memory serves, I picked up on the way to the 20th meeting […]

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Could a rino with human hands lift that light fixture?

Linette and Clementine drove to Cleveland on Friday to see the Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art, leaving Arlo and me home alone to eat banana splits while watching Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy. Before settling in the for the night, though, he and I headed out for pizza. […]

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Criterion reissues Charles Laughton’s masterpiece, Night of the Hunter

I was all set to post something stupid tonight about Chex Mix product placement in daytime television, but then discovered, quite by accident, that one of my very favorite movies of all time, Night of the Hunter, is being reissued on DVD by the Criterion Collection tomorrow. The DVD, which you can order here, contains […]

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