5 Days of Lovecraft – 1: The Beast in the Cave

Let’s have five days of Lovecraft! Starting now, Examining the Odd will feature a Lovecraft story each day for five days. Continue reading 5 Days of Lovecraft – 1: The Beast in the Cave

The Gentleness & Vulgarity of ‘Crimes of Passion’

I only got round to seeing Crimes of Passion… yesterday. Yes, yesterday. My excuse – I was minus two when the film was released. Crimes of Passion moves between a seemingly confident prostitute and Bobby, a generic man whose marriage is failing. In order to make some more money to keep Amy (the wife) happy, Bobby takes on some extra night work conducting surveillance on a woman – Joanna Crane (Kathleen Turner) – at the behest of Joanna’s employer Continue reading The Gentleness & Vulgarity of ‘Crimes of Passion’