Monthly Archives: May 2019

My Review of ‘Nightmare Alley’ (1947)

WARNING: This review does contain SPOILERS! But they don’t ruin the movie experience, I don’t think. 🙂 This has to be one of the bleakest films noir I’ve ever seen. Based on a novel with the same name, the movie … Continue reading

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Let the Sunshine In!

Admittedly, that headline betrays my old age maturity and memories of the Sixties! 🙂 Oh, well … In lieu of the usual Saturday fare, I’m blogging this! I hope the nominees will step up participate, but it’s not required, of … Continue reading

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The Day I Realized the ‘Perry Mason Guy’ Started as a Bad Guy

My first exposure to Raymond Burr was in his role as the Symbol of Justice that was Perry Mason. As a child, I was awed at his ability to dig the truth out of people by careful questioning and put … Continue reading

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’13 Ghosts (B-Movie Review) — Part Two

Ready to pick up from where we left off in Part One? 🙂 Well, ready or not … here we go! So, after a second act full of spooky, Illusion-O effects, etc., things come to a head when it turns … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Los Angeles Overnight’ (2018)

There’s so much I could say about this film that it’s hard to know where to start. But here’s what I’ve got. The opening scenes evoke classic “We’re in La La Land” imagery. However, before we’re treated to a flowing … Continue reading

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’13 Ghosts’ (B-Movie Review) — Part One

From the blog that features only the most twisted and mind-numbingly weird significant and tasteful movies ever made. Here’s another from the vaults of a hopeless B-movie fan! Submitted for your derision approval! 🙂 It’s 13 Ghosts from 1960! This … Continue reading

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Book Review: ‘An Army of Phantoms’

Today I’m reviewing Army of Phantoms: American Movies and the Making of the Cold War by J. Hoberman. This is a really interesting non-fiction book. If you’re into Hollywood history at all, I highly recommend you read it. The book … Continue reading

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