Scan of The Day #003

Filed under:Art Images, Film, Graphic Design, Horror, Images, Scan of The Day, Scans — posted by Jasper on 2010/08/14 @ 4:17 AM

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Scan Of The Day #002

Filed under:Art Images, Film, Graphic Design, Horror, Images, Scan of The Day — posted by Jasper on 2010/05/10 @ 4:58 AM

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Jamie Lee Curtis Fangoria Interview 1980

Filed under:Film, Horror, Scans, Vintage Magazine Interviews — posted by Jasper on @ 4:42 AM

I picked up an old Fangoria Magazine from the used bookstore today. Marked Issue #9 and dated 1980, back when Fangoria was only published bi-monthly.

It featured a small interview with Jamie Lee Curtis. This interview was done after the success of “Halloween” and “The Fog” and before “Halloween II” began shooting.

It’s a good, quick read. I liked it because she is very honest and humble in her approach to working as an actress and just doing horror films because they are the only roles that she has been chosen for. She agrees to do them to further her career and not necessarily because she’s passionate about them. In fact, she admits that she doesn’t even like watching them because they terrify her.

It’s interesting that 30 years ago, it was no big deal for a movie’s lead actor to only express partial interest in the project they were promoting.

Nowadays, everything is so squeaky clean. This would be a publicity nightmare and the actor would be blacklisted.

It’s great to see that Jamie Lee Curtis went on to be a very successful mainstream actress.

Do yourself a favor and watch the first 2 “Halloween” films back to back. They connect seamlessly and make a nice double feature.

Rock On And Be Well — Jasper

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image: detail of installation by Bronwyn Lace