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Friday, September 30, 2011

Happy Birthday, Monica Bellucci

"We all need illusions. That's why we love movies."

The stunning Italian actress and fashion model turns 47 today.

Bram Stoker's Dracula photoshoot
Vanity Fair 1992, by Helmut Newton

click pics for larger images
by Helmut Newton

with husband Vincent Cassel

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Angel of Vengeance

Zoë Lund in a promotional still from Abel Ferrara's rape revenger Ms. 45 (1981)

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Birthday Teese

"I advocate glamour. Every day. Every minute."

Model and fashion icon Dita Von Teese turns 39 today.

click pics for bigger Teeses

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Shear Horror

Brigitte Lahaie and victim
in a promotional still from Jess Franco's Faceless (1988)

Monday, September 26, 2011

Seven days of the weak

promo for Jörg (Nekromantik) Buttgereit's bleak, but surprisingly thoughtful
Der Todesking aka The Death King (1990)

Friday, September 23, 2011

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Leave something witchy

still from Jim Van Bebber's highly ambitious self-produced opus The Manson Family (2003)
(working title "Charlie's Family")

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Fiction is the truth inside the lie

"I recognize terror as the finest emotion and so I will try to terrorize the reader.
But if I find that I cannot terrify, I will try to horrify,
and if I find that I cannot horrify, I'll go for the gross-out. I'm not proud."
                                          author Stephen King celebrates his 64th birthday today

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Pretending to be alive

"Big Daddy" in a still from George A. Romero's Land Of The Dead (2005)

Monday, September 19, 2011

Keep Repeating, It's Only A Promo

ad for Wes Craven's infamous Last House On The Left (1972)
Star David Hess turns 69 today.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Wandering on the moors

promotional still from Hammer Film's exceptional The Plague Of The Zombies (1966)

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Happy Birthday, Elvira

Cassandra Peterson aka Elvira, Mistress of the Dark celebrates her 60th birthday today.
A few mid 70s nude layouts would prove the temptress a natural redhead and one of
the most gorgeous women in existence if I have my say.  And I do; hence this blog :)
Grab a tool and start banging.