April 07, 2010

Hello It's Me: An ode to the telephone in film...

Considering the ubiquity of cellphones and blogging, it’s easy to forget about a simpler time when everyone relied on land line telephones and answering machines to keep in touch. One of my favorite Seinfeld episodes (ever) revolves around George’s answering machine message and the act of screening calls.

Les Yeux Sans Visage (1959)

The Hunger (1983)

Buffalo ‘66 (1998)

Bunny Lake is Missing (1965)

Ladies and Gentleman, The Fabulous Stains (1981)

The Muppets take Manhattan (1984)

La Femme Nikita (1990)

The Warriors (1979)

The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

The 5,000 Fingers of Dr.T (1953)

Phenomena (1985)

Less Than Zero (1987)

Wild at Heart (1990)

Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)

Wait Until Dark (1967)

King of New York (1990)

Sssssss (1973) .... worst movie...ever!

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