Category Archives: Movie Reviews

My Review of ‘The Zero Theorem’ (2013)

If you watch this movie, you may find yourself thinking, “Where have I seen this before?” The setting is the Future. (Or is it?) And the mood is Dystopian. We open with a bald man awakening from a void-like dream … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The People Against O’Hara’ (1951)

WARNING: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS ONE OR TWO POSSIBLE SPOILERS This may not be the most prominent or widely praised film noir, but it is an unusual one. Often in film noir, lawyers are depicted either as unethical mouthpieces or as … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Thieves’ Highway’ (1949)

This movie combines the tone and look of a film noir with a drama reminiscent of The Grapes of Wrath. In it, Nick Garcos (played by Richard Conte) comes home from the war to his parents in Fresno, California and … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Harder They Fall’ (1956)

I’ve never quite understood the appeal of boxing as a sport. But, like many a sport, it makes a great metaphorical device. However, our protagonist isn’t a boxer, but a freshly laid-off journalist named Eddie Willis (played by Humphrey Bogart) … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ (2018)

You know those movies where a bunch of strangers get together and get into hilarious mischief? This isn’t one of them. Not that you’d expect a film with this title to be anything other than what it is—a kind of … Continue reading

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‘4D Man’ (B-Movie Review) — Part Two

And we are back! With Part Two of my review of this absolutely unbelievable bizarre indescribable example of a movie. So … let’s get to it, eh? 🙂 And here’s Part One, in case you missed it! Scott is so … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Thief’ (1981)

I happened across this film by accident one evening, and was instantly drawn in by the description. It’s one of those heist movies in which the protagonist is a professional criminal who wants to make one last big score before … Continue reading

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