Category Archives: 1940s Films

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

And now for the final part of this fascinating tale of crime and punishment. Crime committed by the filmmakers and punishment for the rest of us. It’s Part Four of A Close Call for Boston Blackie! Enjoy! 🙂 PS: Be … Continue reading

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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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My Review of ‘My Name is Julia Ross’ (1945)

This is a rather interesting little movie. It’s a gothic film noir. According to Wikipedia, “gothic fiction” is sometimes called “gothic horror” and “is a loose literary aesthetic of fear and haunting.” On that note, it’ll come as little or … Continue reading

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‘Son of Dracula’ (B-Movie Review) (1943) — Part Two

Okay, ready for Part Two of the amazing film Son of Dracula from 1943? Right. Let’s get this over with done! Then Professor Lazlo arrives at Dr. Brewster’s house. The doctor has noticed the stupid Word Jumble rearrangement of letters … Continue reading

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‘Son of Dracula’ (B-Movie Review) (1943) — Part One

Back again with another exciting interesting review of the movie Son of Dracula! Or, at least, Part One of said review. In yet another sequel in the Dracula franchise, we get to see Lon Chaney Jr. play the titular character. … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Pitfall’ (1948)

Hi today, I’m doing a review of Pitfall from 1948. I don’t think I’ve reviewed this one before, but I’m gonna have to check. If I did, I’m doing an updated review then. This is a review offered straight from … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Johnny Angel’ (1945)

I found this movie to be weirdly appealing. There are all sorts of reasons why I shouldn’t like it. A merchant ship captain who bears the titular name (played with all the dramatic intensity of a plank of wood by … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Repeat Performance’ (1947)

Hi, everyone! Today, I’m doing a film review by video, which I haven’t done in quite a while, actually. I have been putting up old ones, but this is my latest, and I will try to do this without reading … Continue reading

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