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Mickey Rourke in Angel Heart: Dressed to Fit the Monochromatic, Distressed Reality of a 1955 Noir

From the very beginning, Mickey Rourke was one of the four actors Alan Parker had on his list to play Harry Angel in the film Angel Heart (1987). “We arranged to meet in New York. I picked Mickey up from his hotel looking, as he always does off-screen, like an unemployed gas station attendant. We had […]

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Screengem: The Candlestick Cross from Dracula (Terence Fisher, 1958)

Hammer Films’ second foray into the world of gothic horror, Dracula, changed the fortunes of both the studio and the film’s two stars forever, making each in their own way indelibly linked with the sinister Count and his tenacious nemesis. Until the late 1950’s Hammer had remained a low key studio producing small budget potboilers […]