Monthly Archives: September 2017

Part Three of ‘Manos: The Hands of Fate’

Yes, folks. It’s time again for another part of this … thing they call a movie. As ridiculous as this movie is, it serves as an example of just how important good screenwriting and plotting is. As so, for your … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Scandal Sheet’ (1952)

This is one of your lesser-known films noir, which I had the privilege of seeing on TCM’s Noir Alley with Eddie Muller. The subject is tabloid journalism—not a new one for film (witness Citizen Kane), but depicted here against the … Continue reading

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Manos: The Hands of Fate – Part Two

Just when you thought it was safe to come back to this blog, It’s Saturday and time for another part of that … bizarre unique weird horrible fascinating unusual movie known as Manos: The Hands of Fate! So, sit back … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Dunkirk’ (2017)

  It’s taken a while for me to gather my thoughts about this movie. For one thing, I got to see the film in all its 70-mm glory at the AFI Silver Theatre. Talk about being totally immersed. The film … Continue reading

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Manos: The Hands of Fate — Part One

I’m sure you’re all baffled perturbed thrilled to see that the Saturday Matinee has made its amazing return. After taking last week off, it’s now back with a vengeance! And don’t take those words lightly! Wait’ll you see this baby! … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘I Confess’ (1953)

As you may know from reading this blog, I’m a big fan of Alfred Hitchcock. However (and as long as we’re on the subject of confessions), I confess that I started watching this movie expecting something a bit different. Let … Continue reading

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30-Day Movie Challenge: Day 06

Originally posted on B Noir Detour:
Day 06: Your Favorite Comedy Movie Here’s where this 30-day challenge gets tough for a noir blogger. If there is one thing noir isn’t, it’s comedy. There are a few satires, and bits of…

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