Monthly Archives: July 2022

Part Two of ‘A Close Call for Boston Blackie’ (1946)

Back again with another installment of the tenth entry in the series of fourteen Boston Blackie movies made back in the day! It’s Part Two of A Close Call for Boston Blackie. They just don’t make ’em like this, anymore! … Continue reading

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Part One of ‘A Close Call for Boston Blackie’ (1946)

This week we have another old classic B-movie from the public domain. With commentary all by my lonesome. So here it is! Part One of A Close Call for Boston Blackie. We’re also on Patreon!

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My Review of ‘Scarlet Street’ (1945)

This has never been one of my favorites of the film noir canon. However, given the chance to watch it again on TCM, I’ll grant you the movie hits all the right noirish notes. Our anti-hero is named (interestingly) Christopher … Continue reading

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‘The Devil’s Rain’ (1975) (B-Movie Review) — Part Three

And now for the final part of this B-movie review! Oh, the horror! 🙂 Things get even uglier when Ernie Corbis puts on a weird mask with goat horns sticking out from it like (slightly bent, thick, and twisted) antennae. … Continue reading

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‘The Devil’s Rain’ (1975) (B-Movie Review)–Part Two

Continuing on from where we left off last week, here’s Part Two of this review! Eventually, Mark makes it to the car, drives through the countryside, and the sun comes up (apparently, the rain stopped while we were distracted by … Continue reading

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Choreography in ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ (1952)

Given that this film is a musical and a Gene Kelly musical, at that, and its profusion of classic song-and-dance sequences (but, you know the one I’m thinking about), there’s a bit less information online about the creative inspiration or … Continue reading

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‘The Devil’s Rain’ (1975) (B-Movie Review) — Part One

It’s time for another of my multi-part B-movie reviews. Away we go! 🙂 This movie is such an interesting combination of horror and insipid writing that it boggles the mind when you consider the sheer star power behind this … … Continue reading

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