Tag Archives: Film Noir

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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Part Three of ‘The Spiritualist’ (aka, ‘The Amazing Mr. X’)

Hello and welcome to another Saturday Matinee short film! We are currently in the midst of the most fascinating corny interesting B-movie we’ve had so far. It seems to be a combination paranormal mystery/thriller/noir/[fill in the blank] movie. You could say … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Pickup on South Street’ (1953)

This movie was made toward the end of film noir’s glory years, when Hollywood movies started reflecting more paranoia about the Red Menace. It manages to combine both the shadowy and gritty aspects of film noir with the threat of … Continue reading

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Part Two of ‘The Spiritualist’

Another Saturday, another segment of B-movie fun! This week, it’s Part Two of The Spiritualist (aka, The Amazing Mr. X)! So grab hold of your popcorn … and prepare to be astounded that this film was ever made at what you … Continue reading

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