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My Review of ‘Sleuth’ (1972)

This film, based on a Tony Award-winning play, is about Andrew Wyke, a rather pompous British crime writer (played with appropriate pomposity by Laurence Olivier), who invites a young hairdresser named Milo Tindle (played by the ever-charming Michael Caine) to … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Time After Time’ (1979)

Time After Time is a very clever time travel movie. It’s also something of the genre-bender, in that it’s a science fiction/thriller/romantic suspense movie. And it’s a fictionalized account involving real people—one of whom wrote a novel about a time … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Night of the Hunter’ (1955)

You know that feeling you get when you hear loads of awesome things about a movie and when you finally see it, your expectations are so high, but then … it’s just not that great after all? This film was … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Window’ (1949)

The Window is one of those lesser-known films noir that received critical acclaim at the time of its release, but has since fallen to the wayside for most movie viewers. Based on a short story “The Boy Cried Murder” by … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Split Second’ (1953)

This film noir is distinguished by being not only post-World War II, but post-atomic. And that’s not its only distinction. Among other things, this movie marked the directorial debut of Dick Powell. RKO Pictures had turned Powell’s acting career in … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Bad Day at Black Rock’ (1955)

I’m extremely pleased to submit this review as part of The Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn Blogathon being hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood. To access the blogathon page click the link above or the image … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘I Confess’ (1953)

As you may know from reading this blog, I’m a big fan of Alfred Hitchcock. However (and as long as we’re on the subject of confessions), I confess that I started watching this movie expecting something a bit different. Let … Continue reading

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