Blood Ceremony: 'The Eldritch Dark' – CD Review

Occult-themed progressive rock unit Blood Ceremony do more than just embrace the black magic trappings that have gone hand-in-hand with hard rock and metal for well over four decades; their music ...

Rex Ingram: Launched Rudolph Valentino, Ramon Novarro

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DVD Review: The Magician (1926)

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