{STYLE WISE} Jake Gittes, “Chinatown” (1974)

Man with Knife: You’re a very nosy fellow, kitty cat. Huh? You know what happens to nosy fellows? Huh? No? Wanna guess? Huh? No? Okay. They lose their noses . . . + The scene almost comes out of nowhere, but its an integral piece of the puzzle in what is arguably one of the best…

STYLE {WISE} Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)

Poor little hysterical witch! In the middle ages you were in conflict with the church. Now it is with the law. Title Card: “Häxan (1922)” We really ought to be saving this one for our own private inspiration board, but a higher wisdom has urged us to share.  We swear! This sinisterly beautiful Style {WISE} is…

{MUSIC MINUTE} MURDER He Says! Betty Hutton cries out loud.

Growing up in the dirty thirties, with a rough and tough childhood, our lady crooner has been through a lot more than most have to experience! Bouncing around from city to city through her childhood gave this woman real tenacity.  Money troubles abound kept her family on their toes, shifting from town to town running…