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Detour (1945)

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer

A true miracle of filmmaking with paltry resources, Detour amplifies the darkest thematic characteristics of film noir–the fatalism, the depravity, the sadism–and creates as hellish a nightmare as has ever been put to screen. 135 more words


Detour (1945) - [Public Domain Movies]

The epitome of the American Film Noir Genre, Detour tells the story of a pianist that goes on an ill-fated car ride leaving the driver dead.

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Splatter Time Fun Fest 2014: The Black Cat (1934)

Frankenstein’s Monster and Dracula, toe to toe playing chess, what more could anyone ask for? 535 more words

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31 Days of Horror: Film 9: Bluebeard (1944)

It’s time for the 31 Days of Horror: 2014 Edition. For those of you who weren’t around for last year’s journey, the plan is to watch at least 31 horror movies I’ve never seen before and review them all. 623 more words

31 Days Of Horror

Top 11 Scariest Performances #7 Bela Lugosi

Surprise!  This won’t be about Dracula.  Or maybe that’s not a surprise… you tell me.

But time for a history lesson… in 1934, the Hays Office (censorship board) came under new, hard-assed management in the form of Joseph Breene.   394 more words


Movie Quote of the Day - The Black Cat, 1934 (dir. Edgar G. Ulmer)

Hjalmar Poelzig: Did you get the hotel?
Peter Alison: No, the phone is dead.
Hjalmar Poelzig: Do you hear that, Vitus? The phone is dead. Even the phone is dead.

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