Monthly Archives: June 2016

My Review of ‘The Singing Detective’ (1986)

Today I’m reviewing a show that actually originated on the BBC. Although a movie was made based on this show, I have yet to see it. However, this show (which was essentially a miniseries) impressed me so much that I … Continue reading

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Two Late for Tears — Part Two

Hello and welcome back for another Saturday Matinee feature! And the movie for the next few weeks is Too Late for Tears, an old film noir! Now, when I say “old film noir”, that might seem a bit repetitive. However, … Continue reading

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A Buster Keaton Break

I humbly apologize for not having a movie review today. In between visits to various doctors for my random and sundry ailments, I simply haven’t had time. Yeah, yeah, I know … boo hoo! 🙂 Even so, I went digging … Continue reading

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Serialized Film Noir Matinee

I’d like to start a new type of film series. Along with my love of cheesy B-movies, I thoroughly enjoy a classic film noir! If you’ve read any of my movie reviews, I’d say it’s pretty obvious that I’m a … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?’ (1969)

This film takes a hard look at that most ephemeral of goals: realizing The American Dream. It does so within the historical context of the Great Depression in the 1930s. Based on a Horace McCoy novel (which was also quite … Continue reading

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A Film For Friday: The Government Inspector

Originally posted on PAUL D. BRAZILL:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTd8EHHf8sQ

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Parts Eight and Nine of ‘Teenagers From Outer Space’

In the interest of bringing this film to a merciful end not leaving you any further in suspense, I’ve prepared today’s Saturday Matinee to be a double feature! This way you can finally see what happens to that sweet girl, Betty, … Continue reading

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A Film For Friday: Charade

Originally posted on PAUL D. BRAZILL:
https://youtu.be/sNlp4qpYh5o

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My Review of ‘North by Northwest’ (1959)

For many years, I invariably described this as my favorite movie ever. The story of an ad man Roger Thornhill (played with dry wit and charm by Cary Grant) who’s mistaken for another man—one who doesn’t work on Madison Avenue—seemed … Continue reading

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