Godzilla (Ishiro Honda, 1954), Monster and Metaphor

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Godzilla (Ishiro Honda, 1954), Monster and Metaphor    On August 6, 1945, an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city Hiroshima, bringing World War II to the closing stage. Three days later,… Continue reading

Beauty and the Beast (Jean Cocteau, 1946): The Beauty of the Beast

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Beauty and the Beast (Jean Cocteau, 1946): the Beauty of the Beast Jean Cocteau worked closely with stage plays and poems in his early years, starting off as a writer and a poet… Continue reading

Destination Moon (Irving Pichel, 1950), a Supersonic Honeymoon

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Destination Moon (Irving Pichel, 1950), a Supersonic  Honeymoon Winner of an Academy Award for special effects and also the Bronze Berlin Bear award in the first Berlin International Film Festival, the 1950 film… Continue reading

A Short Reflection on “Percepto”

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A Short Reflection on “Percepto” Thanks to everyone who came out to get “tingled” last night! Check out Dr. Tanine Allison’s radio interview from ARTSpeak/AM 1690 on the Cinematheque and her research on… Continue reading

The Showman and his Tingler (The Tingler, William Castle, 1959)

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The Showman and his Tingler (The Tingler, William Castle, 1959) NOTE: The Tingler will be playing on Wednesday, Oct. 3 in WHITE HALL 208, our usual screening room on the Emory campus (NOT… Continue reading

The Invisible Man (James Whale, 1933), a Universal Horror Classic

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The Invisible Man (James Whale, 1933), a Universal Horror Classic Invisibility certainly did not start with Harry Porter’s invisible cloak. Using simple opticals and wires, Pathé attempted the effect as early as 1916… Continue reading

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