Camp & Cult Blogathon: KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978)

Welcome to (technically) Day One of the Camp & Cult Blogathon! Don’t forget to check out all the great entries here at the main Camp & Cult Page. If you do the Twitter thing, I am tweeting entries via my account @glitterninja, and I use the hashtag #sbbnccb if there is enough room in the…

The Camp & Cult Blogathon… BEGINS.

Welcome to the SBBN Camp & Cult Blogathon! The ‘thon runs from September 17 through 28. For a list of all participants, please see the Camp & Cult Blogathon Page here — the link is also on the top banner. Feel free to join in! Any post on any film is welcome. If you have…

Stage 28: Phantom of the Opera (1925) and the Universal Backlot

September 23, 2014: It appears Universal already demolished Stage 28. A photo of the pile of rubble that was left by the afternoon of the 22nd, courtesy @insideuniversal: CoasterMatt on Flickr rode past the building being torn down during a Universal tour on September 18th — you can see them here — but the building…

Everything I Do Is Cute

SBBN is not a personal blog, but I wanted to jot down this recap of my recent trip to Vegas, full of explanations and anecdotes and all sorts of nifty things to read. And the sarcastic quote from a Bette Davis film for the title is your guarantee that this post is crammed full of…

The Camp & Cult Blogathon SBBN Reader’s Poll

It’s just one week until the sweaty gratitude of SBBN’s Camp and Cult Blogathon! Get good sleep, stockpile snack cakes and up your meds, kids, this promises to be completely off the fucking hook, yo. As promised, SBBN is giving you, gentle reader, the chance to vote on what movies I will do for at…

Announcing The Camp & Cult Blogathon, Sept. 17-28

Everyone please join me for The Camp & Cult Blogathon here at She Blogged By Night, from September 17th through the 28th! The Camp & Cult Blogathon is just as it sounds, a blogathon featuring campy films and cult movies. These don’t have to be universally-recognized camp or cult films; if you want to make…

Life With a Gun to Your Face

This week on Spectrum Culture, my reviews of Inside Man (2006) and Dreams of a Life (2012): Denzel Washington plays the charismatic, group-hopping Detective Frazier to near perfection. Yet the quirky detective is not as easy to categorize as he first seems. Personable and eccentric, Frazier is also prone to non-sequiturs about his girlfriend and…

Fashions of 1934

As you know, I am in the long, boring, tedious, and also boring process of moving the photos on my old blog archives to a new server. This means that dozens of posts in the archives are pictureless, which is slightly hilarious in the case of photo galleries like the gallery I posted for Fashions…