Archive for The Chiseler

Man in the Man in the Moon

Posted in FILM, Science with tags , , on August 22, 2017 by dcairns

At The Chiseler, a short but timely disquisition on George Melies’ film L’ECLIPSE DU SOLEIL ET PLEINE LUNE, over at The Chiseler. Contains smut.


Pre-code, or Pre-posterous?

Posted in FILM with tags , , on August 1, 2017 by dcairns

It’s all go!

Head over to The Chiseler for a slightly baffled appreciating of the enervating, odd, frankly not very good but unique CAPTAIN APPLEJACK, from my main man Hobart Henley. I have to like him, because his name is Hobart Henley — he joins the select company of Lupu Pick, Urban Gad(about) and walking self-anagram Aldo Lado, who deserve auteur status by virtue of their names.


World of Weariness

Posted in FILM with tags , , on May 23, 2017 by dcairns

At The Chiseler. An article celebrating Jean Dixon, also Ruth Donnelly, also the whole phenomenon of wisecracking dames blessed with omniscient cynicism rather than glamour.