Category Archives: Movie Reviews

My Review of ‘Shimmer Lake’ (2017)

When I heard about how this Netflix Original film told the story backwards, my first thought was of Memento. But this movie is anything but a knock-off. It’s about a bank robbery in a small town. And, like many small … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Pepé le Moko’ (1937)

Okay, this is very much a film noir, especially since it’s a French film and they invented the term and it does apply here. It’s not a bad film. It takes about a half hour for much to happen, which … Continue reading

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Contemplating a Change in Covers

My apologies for the weird interruption in movie-related service here. And, also, I don’t think I’ve ever seen another stock photo that so aptly describes my life. 🙂 Anyway, I’m not only considering a change in the covers of my … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Get Carter’ (1971)

This week’s review is in video-only mode, because it’s kind of hard to transcribe images. 🙂 Nonetheless, here are a few more random images from the film. FYI, not exactly a chick-flick, depending on the chick, of course! 🙂 PS: … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ (2012)

I actually recorded this video review years ago, but am only now posting it here! It’s a bit like going back in time watching it! 🙂 Hi, Debbi Mack here reviewing Zero Dark Thirty, a movie I finally got to … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Glass Key’ (1942)

This movie, based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett tells the story of a political fixer and social media manager marketing manager helpful assistant named Ed Beaumont (played by Alan Ladd). Ed provides his services to a really bad person … Continue reading

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A Video Review of ‘Black Angel’ (1946) and Full Movie

For this week’s review, Séan Weathers and I share our opinions on the 1946 film noir Black Angel in the latest of our video chats! That’s followed by the movie in its entirety! Enjoy! 🙂

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A Video Review and Analysis of ‘The Hitch-Hiker ‘ (1953)

As you may recall, I’ve reviewed this film here previously. It’s quite a good movie. And it’s in the public domain! Today, I’ve got a special treat. It’s Séan Weathers and myself discussing this film, as part of the hopefully … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Royal Wedding’ (1951)

This is a fun film if you like musicals, even if parts of the story are ludicrous some of the plot seems unlikely or weird. Let me explain. What we have here are the brother and sister dancing team of … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Destination Murder’ (1950)

  This picture starts off with a guy catching a movie with his date. The kid man, Jackie Wales, leaves to get popcorn during the intermission. (Remember those?) But he actually leaves the theater, goes to someone’s house (a guy … Continue reading

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