Category Archives: Movie Reviews

My Review of ‘Odds Against Tomorrow’ (1959)

In his introduction to this film on TCM’s Noir Alley, Eddie Muller said this movie is considered by some to be the last genuine entry into the classic film noir canon. Thus, it isn’t a big surprise to see the … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Angel Face’ (1953)

People seem to go crazy over this movie, but frankly, I’m not one of them. Let’s look at the facts: In what is obviously someone’s attempt to kill a rich dame named Catherine Tremayne, she’s found overcome by gas leaked … Continue reading

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Werewolf of London (A Bad Movie Review) — Part One

In what may or may not have started a great tradition, I’m going to mix in some more bad movie reviews along with the captioned serialized B-movies. So, let’s get to it, shall we? 🙂 Are you ready for the … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Wind River’ (2017)

I’ve been wanting to see this movie ever since its release. The fact that it’s a Western (neo-Western, if you want to get technical) and a mystery involving Native American versus federal jurisdiction intrigued me. And I’d heard such great … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Locket’ (1946)

This movie puts the definite lie to the notion that screenwriters shouldn’t use flashbacks to tell stories. The Locket is notable for its multiple and multi-layered flashback scenes. The story opens with a woman named Nancy (played by Laraine Day) … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ (1966)

The third movie in the Dollars Trilogy may not have “Dollars” in the title, but money (or, more specifically, a cache of gold) is what the titular trio of the film seek. Eli Wallach plays Tuco, a Mexican bandit with … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘For a Few Dollars More’ (1965)

One of the things I love most about this film is its opening scene. The lone rider moving across a huge, open plain, just a tiny figure on a horse. Then, a rifle shot and the rider falls. Followed by … Continue reading

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