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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My Review of ‘Help!’ (1965)

In lieu of the Saturday Matinee, this review is being submitted as part of the “Movie Scientist Blogathon: The Good, the Mad, the Lonely”, hosted by Christina Wehner and Ruth of Silver Screenings. In the case of this film, it would … Continue reading

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August Monthly Review

Originally posted on MILLENNIAL MOVIES:
August has had some high highs and some low lows. It didn’t have any of the big block busters come out but it definitely had some hidden gems. Here are all the movies I was…

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The Grand Finale of ‘Charade’

And now at long last, we have the final segment of the film with the adorable Audrey Hepburn and the long-in-the-tooth, but thoroughly distinguished Cary Grant! 🙂 It’s the grand finale of Charade! 🙂

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