Category Archives: Vertigo

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: Everything But the Kitchen Sink

Baltimore. Garland, Texas. Iran. Yemen. ObamaCare. Iraq. Syria. Shia. Sunni. Clinton Cash. IslamoNazis. IRS. Benghazi. Lois Lerner. Thug. Federal Deficit. Islamic State. Hillary. Server. Delete 30,000 emails. War on police. Minimum wage.  Mohammed cartoons. Racist. Transgender. Income inequality. BDS. Beheadings. Chemical weapons. Iranian nukes… How about some pictures to help set aside—at least for a […]

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Friday Photos: Totally Random

Usually, we publish photos that have a central theme. Not today. We’re feeling a bit scattered. Perhaps we’re spooked by ObamaCare, by what’s happening to this country. We are watching a national calamity unfold in slow motion, and we are helpless to stop it. In any case, here are a few photos, most taken by […]

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Valley of the Modest Dolls

Seraphic Secret likes to follow trends in fashion. Our mission is to ignore the slutwear that parades as cutting edge design and focus instead on beautifully tailored outfits that are both flattering, ladylike, and modest. As always, we do not highlight pant suits; they are a crime against femininity. We are happy to report that […]

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Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1950s: Vertigo

We continue our survey of the twenty greatest movies of the 1950s. For the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1940s, click here. For a listing of the greatest movies of the 20s and 30s click here. 18. Vertigo, 1958 In 1962, Sight & Sound magazine, a British publication, launched a ten-yearly poll to evaluate the […]

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Friday Flickers: Vertigo

No one, but no one could choreograph a kiss like Alfred Hitchcock. Consider the long, roving kiss between Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman in Notorious (1946), the humorous but sensual lip-lock between Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint in North by Northwest (1959), and Grace Kelly’s looming, close-up kiss that metaphorically brings Jimmy Stewart to […]

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