Balcony harvest … #tomatoes #friedgreentomatoes #atleastididntkillit

Balcony harvest … #tomatoes #friedgreentomatoes #atleastididntkillit

My balcony buddy … #spider #web #spiderweb

My balcony buddy … #spider #web #spiderweb

cinephiliabeyond:

Stunning photos from the making of Charles Laughton’s The Night of the Hunter, courtesy of the Criterion Collection & Kinoimages. Needless to say, their superb DVD/Blu-ray package is a must-have.

Charles Laughton Directs The Night of the Hunter by Robert Gitt features preserved rushes and outtakes with Laughton’s audible off-camera direction:

Cinéma Cinémas, 1984 — legendary cinematographer Stanley Cortez on shooting The Night of the Hunter and working with Charles Laughton:

The sharp contrasts in this picture, that was strictly my invention, and fortunately Charles agreed with that interpretation… [Film stock] Tri-X had first come out around then, and I had used it on Black Tuesday, where I experimented with a scene shot entirely by the light of one candle. I understand Mr. Kubrick is saying that Barry Lyndon is the first feature to shoot scenes with nothing but the light from some candles, but actually our scene with just one candle was the first. Anyway, the sensitivity on the Tri-X was faster than on the [filmstock] we were used to using. I used it on The Night of the Hunter not because of the technical phase but strictly for its dramatic properties. I wanted those deep blacks, because I felt that it would give me an added dramatic punch in there when a sequence called for it. I’m a firm believer in black. I don’t want to use the word ‘startle,’ but it holds you, like a diamond and its reflections, it magnetizes you. —Stanley Cortez

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brokehorrorfan:

September 13: Scooby Doo, Where Are You! premiered 45 years ago today.
It was the first incarnation of Hanna-Barbera’s long-running Saturday morning cartoon series, premiering in 1969 and running for two seasons.
If you’re a Scooby Doo fan, you’ll love these Scooby Doo Lost Mysteries.

brokehorrorfan:

September 13: Scooby Doo, Where Are You! premiered 45 years ago today.

It was the first incarnation of Hanna-Barbera’s long-running Saturday morning cartoon series, premiering in 1969 and running for two seasons.

If you’re a Scooby Doo fan, you’ll love these Scooby Doo Lost Mysteries.

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Hmm it looks like my building made a good call on draining the pool today … #snow #yycwx #RIPSummer #yycweather #wtf

Hmm it looks like my building made a good call on draining the pool today … #snow #yycwx #RIPSummer #yycweather #wtf

Evening walk home … #yyc #night #redsky #peacebridge

Evening walk home … #yyc #night #redsky #peacebridge

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