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Eucalpytus P. Millstone

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  1. Here's another Three Dog Night tune that I dig. Love the melody. The "message" of the song: meh! No country boy, I!
  2. Not TCM-Fathom Events presentations, but exciting exhibitions nonetheless! The Return of Dracula, Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, and The Wolfman
  3. Ride My Seesaw is an ab fab song to listen to while "working out." Its driving tempo and steady beat quicken the pulse and fuel-inject the adrenaline -- galvanizing one to GO FOR THE PUMP!
  4. Never heard of Cosmic Dealer. Thanks for the introduction. "When I joined the band it was called “Floating Fudge including the Cosmic Dealer. But later we found the name was too long and we shortened it . . . The Cosmic Dealer album Crystallization has become the most re-released album by a Dutch band ever. It had been one of the most expensive collectors albums from Holland." -- Cosmic Dealer interview
  5. Thanks for the clip! Prescient in what way, Allhallowsday? Do you mean how the LGBTQ crowd is persecuted, rejected, and reviled by "mainstream," "normal" society? If that's what you mean, that brand of prejudice has been going on since the Dawn of Man.
  6. On October 2 and in honor of their 90th "birthdays," Fathom Events will resurrect Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff in their iconic, star-making roles: On October 30, the immortal Claude Rains and Lon Chaney, Jr. will return to weaken knees, tingle spines, and curdle blood in their iconic, star-making roles.
  7. Because I'm still in "The Rat Race," I can handle the ticket prices . . . but then, I also go to cheaper-priced matinees at senior citizen prices. After I retire, a movie will have to really appeal to me to shell out for it. Whether new movies are crap is a matter of opinion and taste. I tend to agree with you, Movie Collector OH. Very few new releases interest and excite me. But, I also realize that I live in America, which really doesn't give a good GD about the elderly (at least the non-famous, middle-income and lower-income elderly). Not being in the desirable demographic, I'm "invisi
  8. Both these terrific tunes were the A and B sides of a, IMO, perfect 45 (that I still have):
  9. Ladies and Gentlemen, the euphonious song stylings of Mr. Clarence Leroy Van Cleef, Jr.: Captain Apache April Morning News to me: Van Cleef cut a record.
  10. Oh, man! Don't get me started! I'm not into "cosplay." That said . . . When Wonder Woman (2017), which I skipped, was in theatres, I was in line (for another movie) behind a young lass dressed up like WW. Very fetching! Wouldn't at all have minded having her tie me up with her lariat.
  11. Grace Jones covering the 1978 song by Flash and the Pan.
  12. The inimitable, sui generis Grace Jones multitasking. You never saw Doris Day or Judy Garland workin' this kind of action:
  13. I'm not sure if I saw Cannibal Holocaust (based upon the little known romantic story by Louisa May Alcott, right?). I saw some Italian cannibal movie during which an alligator/crocodile was brutally and actually slaughtered by "natives." I loathe, detest, despise, and h-a-t-e filmmakers who show or simulate animals being hurt or killed. I don't know if you are old enough to have seen The Exorcist during its original theatrical release, Swithin. But, there was a utterly idiotic and disgusting, nauseating trend of audiences puking in theatres during the movie (Are they hurling in Milwa
  14. "Miss Sarajevo is a song by U2 and Brian Eno, credited to the pseudonym "Passengers". It was released on 20 November 1995 as the only single from their album Original Soundtracks 1. Luciano Pavarotti makes a guest vocal appearance, singing the opera solo." -- Wikipedia Thank you, rjbartrop!
  15. "This Mortal Coil was not a band, but a unique collaboration of musicians recording in various permutations, the brainchild of 4AD kingpin Ivo Watts-Russell. " Interesting!
  16. Should the movie theatre goes the way of the Dodo bird (never happen, IMO), I, for one, shan't mourn its passing. In my small corner of the universe (which has more than a few movie theatres), a moviegoer must either reserve a theatre seat in advance or select a seat at the box office. The days of casually or spontaneously sauntering into a movie theatre are gone. As is easily and impulsively changing one's theatre seat (when Magic Kareen Abdul O'Neal sits in front of you or Jabba the Hutt plops beside you). On the plus side, no more "Can you scoot down one seat so that I and my boyfriend
  17. This one goes out to the TCM Message Board moderators -- straight from the heart!
  18. Some people "still want that." Not everyone wants or needs that "sense of a shared event."
  19. First of all, nobody (with any taste) wears ruby red slippers at night. They send the wrong message. Also it's frightfully infra dig after Labor Day. Second of all, w-h-y are you implying that LuckyDan is a cross-dresser?
  20. Actually, according to some relationship "experts," going to the movies is a No-No for a first date. "DO NOT: Go to the cinema! Cinema dates are great for the third, fourth or fifth date in, but if this your very first time meeting this person, the last thing you want to do is be sitting in a dark room with a couple of hundred other people, not talking to each other, not even looking at each other for two hours. This is the getting-to-know-you part, and you’re not going to get to do that in a cinema . . . " -- 5 Dos And Don'ts On A First Date Watching a m
  21. I've got a copy of the 1925 "photoplay" edition of The Phantom of the Opera, published by Grosset & Dunlap (picture from the Web, not my copy). Found it in a used bookstore (and not a rare bookstore) for a considerable fraction of the prices for it that I've seen on the Web. Love to nab a copy of the 1928 G&D photoplay novelization of London After Midnight, authored by Mary Coolidge-Rask. But, I'm not paying the prices asked for it.
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