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Do You Think I’m Afraid of So Charming a Lady? Cat People (1942)
In 1941, RKO Pictures released Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane, which failed spectacularly at the box office but has gone on to be one of the most revered films ever made. In 1942, RKO was on the verge of collapse; they needed to make money, and fast. Enter Val Lewton, a Russian-American screenwriter/producer, hired by RKO…
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Scream Factory Details Invaders from Mars Blu
Few filmmakers have run through horror and its many styles and subsets like Tobe Hooper, director of the seminal The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. One of his most beloved (and varied) periods falls under the Cannon umbrella, the company for which he directed Lifeforce, Invaders From Mars and the deliciously nutty The Texas Chainsaw Massacre…
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