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The Old Dark House (1932)

An eerie, bizarre, outlandish motion picture, The Old Dark House is an example of how common tropes can still add up to a legitimately entertaining yarn. 712 more words


johnlink ranks THE VAMPIRE BAT (1933)

I try to watch all kinds of horror movies around Halloween, even movies which probably don’t qualify as modern horror. This B Movie showed up on TV, and it seemed like a good way to spend an hour plus. 632 more words

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Myrna and Clark: A (Platonic) Love Story

“We became devoted to each other. We weren’t lovers, we eventually became more like siblings. Our relationship was unique. Oh, he sometimes gave me the macho routine when people were watching, but he changed when we were alone. 314 more words


The American-ization of Emily (1964)

James Garner, Julie Andrews, Melvyn Douglas. Dir: Arthur Hiller

I have a knack for turning on the tv and catching a movie from the very same point somewhere about 2/3 of the way through every time it’s broadcast, which is something that I did with this one for a couple of years. 728 more words

Classic Movies

Being There

"It's for sure a white man's world in America. Look here: I raised that boy since
he was the size of a piss-ant. And I'll say right now, he never learned to read
and write. 107 more words

SPOTLIGHT: Gorgeous Pre-Code Garbo (IV)

Welcome to a new Film Friday and the continuation of our spotlight series on the Pre-Code work of the divine Greta Garbo (1905-1990). We’ve already covered two of this Queen’s Pre-Codes:  1,428 more words


September Classic Movie Guide


a roundup of movie previews and picks! Learn about the month ahead here… 397 more words