Monthly Archives: April 2020

My Review of ‘Bullitt’ (1968)

WARNING: This review contains minor spoilers! Okay, you’ve been warned. 🙂 This is, in my opinion, The Great Granddaddy of car chase films. It has the plot twists and turns of a great mystery, streetwise characters, and the cops who … Continue reading

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The Untold Story of Mrs. Flitcraft

As you may know, if you’re a regular visitor here, I have a great deal of interest in film noir. One of my favorite such films to be adapted from a book is The Maltese Falcon. The 1941 version. You … Continue reading

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‘The Creature Walks Among Us’ (B-Movie Review)

In the interest keeping with the Creature theme of these reviews, here’s my B-movie review of The Creature Walks Among Us from 1956. So, last week, I posted a review of the sequel to Creature from the Black Lagoon, aka … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Crime Wave’ ( 1954)

As films of the noir persuasion go, this story is fairly straightforward. The movie opens with a gas station robbery that goes quite wrong when a police officer happens by and gets shot dead for his trouble. But not before … Continue reading

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‘Revenge of the Creature’ (B-Movie Review)

This week’s Saturday B-Movie Review can actually be covered in less than a thousand parts in one post! So here are my thoughts about the second movie in the Creature trilogy. As one who hadn’t seen the original before the … Continue reading

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The Coronavirus Writers’ Room (Day 1)

Originally posted on Screenwriting from Iowa:
NOTE: Starting today, I’m going to try a little experiment. I’m calling it the Coronavirus Writers’ Room. I don’t mean to downplay the seriousness of the deadly situation around the world. But this is…

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The Fourth and Final Part of ‘Marihuana’

At last! The big finale of this absolutely amazing movie. And I’ve got the premiere set up for 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time, if you’d like to join us on YouTube and chat along with the film! 🙂 And here’s a … Continue reading

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The Alfred Hitchcock Stay-at-Home Special!

Today’s post is brought to you by the letter “H” (as in Hitchcock—get it? 🙂 ). The Paradine Case is one of those rare Hitchcock films that I haven’t watched ten or twelve times before. In fact, I just saw … Continue reading

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