Articles tagged barbara parkins

The House on Skull Mountain / The Mephisto Waltz

These films are far more an embarrassment of riches (well, riches of a mildly titillating sort, at least) than they are a simple embarrassment. They are all the more delightful for being a guilty pleasure.

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Valley of the Dolls (Special Edition) / Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1967/1970)

Dolls and Beyond might help us see that we are, today, all living smack in the middle of the valley of the dolls.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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