Monthly Archives: March 2016

My Review of ‘Point Blank’ (1967)

This is one of those neo-noir films that push the envelope for its time — that time being the late 60s. Essentially, the film boils down to this. Mal Reese (played by John Vernon, in his first big movie role) … Continue reading

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My Double Feature Finale to ‘Plan 9 From Outer Space’

So … as it turns out, I completely miscalculated how much time was left at the end of Part Six of Plan 9 From Outer Space. Therefore, in order to make this easier on everyone, I broke the ending down into … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Grifters’ (1990)

This neo-noir film embodies the dark heart of old film noir to a tee. When you have three characters who are all con artists come together, no good can come of it. And so it is in The Grifters. Lilly … Continue reading

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Part Six of ‘Plan 9’: A Cult Movie So Bad it’s Good

It is with great relief anticipation joy that I present you my annotated version of Part Six of Plan 9 From Outer Space. This is the penultimate part of the movie. So we only have one more to go, before we find … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Fargo’ (1996)

This film is yet another black comedy-cum-neo-noir movie written and directed by the Brothers Coen. In what may be the dumbest blackmail scheme ever concocted, Minneapolis car salesman Jerry Lundegaard (played with relentlessly Midwestern charm by William H. Macy) gets … Continue reading

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Part Five of ‘Plan 9’: A B-Horror Film

Once again, it’s time for another part of the worst cheapest movie that put the BM in BMovie! 🙂 I speak of none other than Plan 9 From Outer Space! So, without further verbiage, here’s Part Five! And since spring is coming … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Sin City’ (2005)

This neo-noir action film is based upon a graphic novel of the same name. Written, produced, and directed by Frank Miller, the story is a compilation of books from a comic series. As such, the plot jumps around from storyline … Continue reading

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