When The Moon Is In The Seventh House

Eye Of The Cat (1969 USA)

eye LCSan Francisco is a great setting for any film, especially when it was made in the hippie era. This Hitchcockian (written by Joseph “Psycho” Stefano) horror tale is something of a little gem. A hugely enjoyable romp, coming across as sophisticated and hip, featuring some scary and horrific moments, but also blessed with some wickedly funny black humour. [Read more…]

Bruno’s Dream (Iris Murdoch)

Bruno's Dream It seems like I’ve been hearing about Iris Murdoch since I was a child, but only got round to actually reading some of her works recently. Bruno is a dying man at the center of a variety of complex relationships. One day Bruno asks to see his estranged son, Miles. This sets off a series of events culminating in a pistol duel and a great flood. [Read more…]

DEEP WATER (Britain)

deep-water-dvd-cover-artI’m no sailor and know very little about it, but a few weeks ago an amazing documentary named “Deep Water” was broadcast on TV. Thinking ‘this will bore me soon and I’ll turn over’ I gave it ten minutes to hold my attention. It certainly did. In 1968 nine men set off in nine small boats to circumnavigate the Earth, unsupported and non-stop. [Read more…]

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