Tag Archives: Crime Drama

My Review of ‘The Friends of Eddie Coyle’ (1973)

This is another movie I haven’t seen for quite a while, but had a chance to revisit recently. One of the interesting things about it is that it opens with scenes from a bank heist. But what seems to start … Continue reading

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Part Four of ‘Jail Bait’ (1954)

Are you ready for the final part of Jail Bait? I hope so, because here it is! 🙂 Support the blog and all its content here on Patreon!

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My Review of ‘Hell Drivers’ (1957)

This movie is unique in a number of ways. For one thing, it’s a British film noir. According to Ben Mankiewicz on TCM, it marked the beginning of British New Wave cinema. The tone of the film is unquestionably gritty. … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Pitfall’ (1948)

Hi today, I’m doing a review of Pitfall from 1948. I don’t think I’ve reviewed this one before, but I’m gonna have to check. If I did, I’m doing an updated review then. This is a review offered straight from … Continue reading

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Episode 13 of ‘The Clutching Hand’

Hi, all! 🙂 Happy long weekend! (Happy Martin Luther King’s birthday weekend.) We are up to the thirteenth episode in this sprawling crime saga very interesting movie. So, sans further ado, here’s Episode Thirteen of The Clutching Hand! Enjoy! 🙂

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Episode Five of ‘The Clutching Hand’

It’s that time again! This week we present the next episode in this serial film from yesteryear! 🙂 It’s Episode Five of The Clutching Hand! Enjoy and feel free to leave a comment! 🙂

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Episode Two of ‘The Clutching Hand’ (Part One)

Today we continue to follow the exciting adventures of a guy named Kennedy who’s up against the wiliest of villains … The Clutching Hand! :-O Let’s dive back in, shall we? 🙂 PS: These were originally shown in 20 minute … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Cutter’s Way’ (1981)

This movie is … well … very late 70s. Originally titled Cutter and Bone (which makes it sound like a story about a meat market), the main character in the film is what they used to call a “beach bum”, … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Los Tallos Amargos’ (1956)

WARNING: CONTAINS A POSSIBLE SPOILER OR TWO. I recently saw this film on TCM’s Noir Alley. It’s a great example of the important work Eddie Mueller’s Film Noir Foundation is doing in the field of movie restoration. The story behind … Continue reading

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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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