Admission to the Burning Ruins — 10¢ (laughingacademy) wrote,
Admission to the Burning Ruins — 10¢

Maybe it was the world’s first three-word DVD commentary track: “What the f—?!?”

I was just looking at my Hollywood Legends of Horror Collection DVD boxset (which I brought to work last week so I could grab screencaps for Halloween-themed desktops and screensavers), and saw, to my utmost delight, that it includes The Devil Doll (1936), easily the most deranged mainstream movie I have seen. Then I was disappointed to realize that it was the only title in the six-film set without a commentary track, because I would love to know what the deal was with this movie; a recap of the plot sounds like the jumbled retelling of two or more half-remembered dreams, and one of the credited writers is Erich von Stroheim. Yes, that guy.

  • The Sound of Pi

  • 2011 Fannish Roundup

    I wrote a grand total of two (2) fics this year: "The Sanity Clause Affair" ( The Man from U.N.C.L.E.) for the Down the Chimney Affair ficathon…

  • AHS 1.9 "Spooky Little Girl"

    Was...was that continuity? Of both plot and character? By God, I think it was! Well done, Guilty Pleasure Show! I mean, yes, I am eyerolling at…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.