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Category Archive: Spotlight

Spotlight On: Tod Browning

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Throughout the history of film there have been no shortage of colorful and fascinating characters behind the camera sitting in the director’s chair. But few have been as colorful or fascinating as Tod… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Charlie Chaplin

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Born to a family of unsuccessful entertainers in London, Charles Spencer Chaplin would find the urge to perform early on in his life. As soon as he was old enough, Chaplin travelled the… Continue reading

Exclusive Interview with David Hayter!

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Many of you will know the name David Hayter, and the rest of you should know it. If you’re into gaming you absolutely know who Solid Snake is. You can also imagine what… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Myrna Loy

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Having moved to Los Angeles in her early teens, Myrna Loy quickly caught the acting bug and as she got older, Loy tried to move into the burgeoning movie industry. For a long… Continue reading

Remembering: Doris Day

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We at the House of Geekery were saddened to learn of the passing of Hollywood icon Doris Day. Day got her first taste of show business as a singer in the 1930’s and… Continue reading

Spotlight On: The Million Dollar Quartet

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As some of you may have gathered from reading my work here over the years, I am proud to be a citizen of Memphis, Tennessee. Around the world this city on the banks… Continue reading

In Memoriam: Larry Cohen

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We at the House of Geekery are saddened to learn over the weekend fan favorite cult filmmaker Larry Cohen has passed away at the age of 77.  A native of New York, Cohen… Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Hannah Raven of ‘A Midnight Visit’

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A few weeks back we got out of our comfort zone and reviewed a theatre piece. If you’ve been in my general vicinity since then you’ll have tolerated me telling you to get… Continue reading

Theatre Review: ‘A Midnight Visit’

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February in Perth, Western Australia, means one thing: The Fringe Festival. For locals this is a time when our isolated metropolis gets delightfully weird. It’s a month of art shows, burlesque, stand-up comedies,… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Edward D. Wood Jr.

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Usually when you were regarded as the worst at something you are not remembered for it. That is what makes filmmaker Edward D. Wood Jr. so special, often dubbed “the Worst Director who… Continue reading