Category Archives: Film Noir

My Review of ‘Rope’ (1948)

This film is a taught 80-minute study of two twisted minds at work. Well, three—counting the director. 🙂 Two young men lure a friend to their Manhattan apartment, where they proceed to strangle him to death. Then, dump him in … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Deadline to Dawn’ (1946)

As part of TCM’s Noir Alley line-up, I recently saw this interesting little film noir. The story concerns a U.S. Navy sailor Alex Winkley (played by Bill Williams) who wakes up post-bender with a big wad of moolah on him. … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Prowler’ (1951)

I saw this film as part of TCM’s Noir Alley line-up. Movie critics have pegged it as a slight twist on the Double Indemnity concept—the twist being that it’s the man who’s the seducer. However, ironically, Eddie Muller offered it … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Detour’ (1945) — Redux

When I first saw this movie, I wasn’t exactly blown away by it (click the link to read my original review and learn the storyline). However, having given it a second viewing during TCM’s Noir Alley presentations, I have to … Continue reading

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The Grand Holiday Revue (Part Three)

And now, in the final part of this year’s grand holiday film revue, here are two more movies that come under the heading of Christmas flicks. Beware, My Lovely (1952) This film definitely isn’t your standard holiday fare. In fact, … Continue reading

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The Final Part of The Spiritualist!

Well, I’m sure you’ll be relieved thankful glad to heat that The Spiritualist is wrapping up today! 🙂 So … here you. The final part of The Spiritualist! 🙂 And, in the spirit of the holidays, here’s the Monster Movie Night … Continue reading

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The Spiritualist — Part Seven

And now for yet another part of that most bizarre and amazing B-movie, The Spiritualist! Now that the big reveal has been … revealed, get ready for an exciting cliff-hanger. Well, not really. You’ll see. 🙂 And talk about great … Continue reading

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