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My Movie Alphabet (Vol. 2)

During the month of May, there’s a great blogathon happening over at Mettel Ray, in celebration of a most fabulous seventh blogiversary! It’s called My Movie Alphabet Volume 2 (since volume one of My Movie Alphabet blogathon happened in 2012) – where bloggers make an alphabet of their favourite film things, whether that’s movies, actors, […]

Cara’s Blogiversary Bash: My Favourites of 1973

One of my favourite blogs is Cara’s Silver Screen Serenade, which has recently turned two years old! I took part in Cara’s First Blogiversary Bash last year, writing about one of my favourite films ever, Spirited Away (2001). But this time I decided to write about what I have discovered is my favourite year for […]

The Holy Mountain (1973): “Real life awaits us.”

1973 was a pretty good year for films. You’ve got The Exorcist, Soylent Green, my second favourite Bond film Live and Let Die, among many other amazing films. Most importantly, you’ve got The Holy Mountain, directed by the one and only Alejandro Jodorowsky. I’m going to borrow a synopsis from IMDb for this one, since […]