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Friday, 8 October 2010

Another One Bites the Dust II


















Roy Ward Baker RIP. Maybe not a 'great' director, but one of my favourites.

5 comments:

  1. 'Quatermass and the Pit' is surely a founding text of the whole hauntological posse. I only caught it for the first time last year but, crikey, Kneale's in at the start - there's not a riff which hasn't since been half-inched.

    He also helmed 'Asylum'. That last shock sticks with me, I tell yer. Stethoscopes ruined forever.

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  2. RWB's 'Asylum' and 'The Vault of Horror' are a pair of classic Amicus portmanteau films. Love them both.
    And I agree, RWB was a great facilitator but the genius of Quatermass is Kneale.

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  3. @UW, if you check my comment on your blog you'll see I anticipate you will set the record straight :)

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