Cinema from Noir to Exploitation, Classic Gangster to Gothic Horror: Grinding Facts, Theories & Pop Culture into Every Writeup
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Dana Andrews, Anthony Mann, William Alland, Merry Anders, Liz Taylor, Richard Fleischer, Jacques Tourneaur & Maury Dexter
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Weekly Quote: "You talk different, sure, but you drive just like all the rest." Linda Darnell to Dana Andrews, Fallen Angel
Author James M. Tate
Movies Currently Rewatching: Liz Taylor in Ash Wednesday & The Only Game in Town; The Crowded Sky with Dana Andrews; He Was Her Man with James Cagney
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Film Neo & Neo Noir have become the underline staple of this website, and the many other movies we cover that aren't Noir, from the Western genre to Creature Features, share many of the same qualities: and we'll always tell you how, and why
Dana Andrews is the epitome of a cult actor, a star in his day but relatively obscure now, who headlined genres from Film Noir to War to Westerns to Horror to Disaster to Thrillers, and after discovering all the tiers of his work, Cult Film Freak has never been the same...
For James M. Tate, founder of Cult Film Freak, music listened to while writing is no longer of the Straight Rock Nature, and All Vocals are Gone: Artists and their Instruments include: Vibes by Milt Jackson, Mike Mainieri, Red Norvo, Victor Feldman; Drums by Buddy Rich, Charlie Watts; Piano by Duke Ellington, Ramsey Lewis; Guitars by Wes Montgomery, Charlie Christian, Jerry Garcia, Mick Taylor, Frank Zappa; Horns by Miles Davis; Winds by Sam Most, Benny Goodman; Sax by John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley... And so many more...