Tag Archives: Film Noir

My Review of ‘The Big Lebowski’ (1998)

“Now this here story I’m about to unfold took place back in the early ’90s – just about the time of our conflict with Sad’m and the I-raqis. I only mention it because sometimes there’s a man… I won’t say … Continue reading

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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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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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Part Four of ‘The Spiritualist’

It’s Saturday and time for Part Four of The Spiritualist! Just as an aside, I did a quick search on the film and found out the most interesting thing. Turns out that the director Bernard Vorhaus was also an assistant director … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Big Combo’ (1955)

In this film, a police lieutenant named Leonard Diamond (played by Cornel Wilde) has it in for a horrible gangster named Mr. Brown (played to the hilt by Richard Conte) and is also somewhat obsessed with Brown’s suicidal girlfriend, Susan … Continue reading

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