Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Writer Who Would be a Filmmaker

This Saturday Matinee post is a break from the usual. Instead of the standard B-grade movie with subtitles, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite Weekend Challenge videos of 2017. This passes as my attempt at minor-league filmmaking! … Continue reading

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Food for thought!

via Rotten Tomatoes And Moviegoing

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Part Two of ‘The Brain That Wouldn’t Die’

Well, folks, looks like this will be the last post on this blog for the year. We’re going to take a little break, but in the meantime, I hope you can endure enjoy Part Two of The Brain That Wouldn’t … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Looper’ (2012)

Looper is one of those weirdly thought-provoking time travel movies that only kind of make sense when you think about them. In fact, it’s probably best not to think too hard about the whole concept. The story, which takes place … Continue reading

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Saturday Recommendations: Family Guy Star Wars Specials

Originally posted on MILLENNIAL MOVIES:
Also Known as Blue Harvest, Something, Something, Something Dark Side and It’s a Trap ? Image via Twentieth Century Fox Television ? ? ? Recommendation: Have you watched Star Wars and thought about some of…

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Part One of ‘The Brain That Wouldn’t Die’

Yes, folks! It’s ba-a-a- … (cough, cough!) It’s BACK!!! The thoroughly ridiculous ludicrous amazing Saturday Matinee movie! 🙂 This week we have Part One of The Brain That Wouldn’t Die! You may notice something a bit different about the beginning. … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Window’ (1949)

The Window is one of those lesser-known films noir that received critical acclaim at the time of its release, but has since fallen to the wayside for most movie viewers. Based on a short story “The Boy Cried Murder” by … Continue reading

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Looking Back at Gun Crazy

Originally posted on B Noir Detour:
1950’s Gun Crazy (Deadly is the Female) was hardly seen upon release, ignored by critics, and entirely ahead of its time. It’s full of wonderful cinematographic flourishes, wildly creative mise-en-scene, and wicked sexually — especially its…

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A Preview of Coming Attractions!

It will depress dishearten delight you no end, I’m sure to find out that the next film in the Saturday Matinee lineup will be coming soon! In the meantime, I hope you’ll enjoy this preview! 🙂 And these favorite moments … Continue reading

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Four Examples of Films By Women

In lieu of the usual movie review, I’m posting four video reviews of movies directed by women. Each one is unique, and you’ll find out why when you watch the videos. I hope you enjoy them! 🙂 First, is Audrie … Continue reading

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