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My Review of ‘This Gun for Hire’ (1942)

This is one of those movies that took me maybe five minutes in (tops!) to figure out that it was going to be awesome. Right from the get-go, the story rather explodes out of the gate in terms of its … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ (1969)

Apparently, this film includes “virtually everything in the novel” it’s based upon, according to Wikipedia. That, in itself, is unusual. But it is hardly the movie’s only peculiarity. If you’ve never seen this entry in the James Bond franchise, but … Continue reading

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‘Billy the Kid Versus Dracula’ (B-Movie Review) — Part One

In a first for me, I had the dubious great pleasure to see what has to be one of the dumbest worst most bizarre low-budget horror-western movies ever made. The movie starts out with a small family—Ma, Pa, and Pretty … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Mask of Dimitrios’ (1944)

Warning: This review includes possible spoilers. This movie invites comparisons to so many others that it lends the story an almost comical air. Before I go into that, let’s review the basic plot. We open with a shot of a … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Rififi’ (1955)

It’s taken me way too long to watch this film. For years, I’ve read or heard good things about it. I’m glad to say that all the praise bestowed upon the movie is well-deserved. The main player here is Tony … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Zero Theorem’ (2013)

If you watch this movie, you may find yourself thinking, “Where have I seen this before?” The setting is the Future. (Or is it?) And the mood is Dystopian. We open with a bald man awakening from a void-like dream … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The People Against O’Hara’ (1951)

WARNING: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS ONE OR TWO POSSIBLE SPOILERS This may not be the most prominent or widely praised film noir, but it is an unusual one. Often in film noir, lawyers are depicted either as unethical mouthpieces or as … Continue reading

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