Category Archives: Crime Thriller

My Review of ‘Mr. Soft Touch’ (1949)

Hi, today I’m reviewing the movie Mr. Soft Touch. This is very odd film noir. Yeah, I just hastily wrote some notes about it, so I will try to tell you my notes without reading them. Hopefully a little bit. … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Obsession’ (1949)

In this film, the premise is pretty simple. Clive Riordan, a wealthy London psychiatrist discovers his wife, Storm, is cheating on him with (dear God!) an American fellow chap named Bill Kronin. (I love the way, in old movies, that … 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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Episode 15 of ‘The Clutching Hand’

Hello! 🙂 We’ve reached the grand finale of this very interesting serial movie. And now … presenting … Episode Fifteen of The Clutching Hand! 🙂 Based on a book, believe it or not.

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Episode 14 of ‘The Clutching Hand’

Hello! Back again with the penultimate episode of this serial film! Hope you’ve been enjoying it so far, but we’re closing in on the ending. Will they rescue Dr. Gironda from the evil clutches of The Clutching Hand? And will … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Mob’ (1951)

This is a taut little crime thriller and film noir, described by Spencer Selby in Dark City: The Film Noir as “About as close as noir ever came to resurrecting the 1930s gangster film.” It’s also a film that gains … Continue reading

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