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Circle of Danger (1951)

Here’s an RKO release by way of the British film industry at a time when it was common for an American actor to film abroad due to taxation loopholes. 345 more words

Daily Take

Scared Me (2003)

All of us at one time or another are frightened of something. The real pinpointed time in our lives to feel this way is when we are young. 476 more words

Poetry

It Happens Every Spring (1949)

It Happens Every Spring that chemistry professor, Vernon K. Simpson becomes distracted.  He’s been working on a formula to repel wood for some time and can barely get through his lessons each day because his mind wanders back to his experiment. 955 more words

Aurora's Posts

Noir City: Alias Nick Beal (Farrow, 1949)

I had the pleasure of seeing Alias Nick Beal at the Noir City LA festival this evening over at the Egyptian Theater. The film screened as the second half of a double bill honoring actress Audrey Totter, who passed away this past December at age 95. 1,066 more words

Actors

Movie Review: "Ministry of Fear" (Fritz Lang, USA 1944)

I spent much of this film’s 87-minute run time trying to figure out what exactly Lang was trying to say, but the film’s final moment made it clear: the film is an allegory for the dangers of over-consumption of junk food. 874 more words

Mystery/Thriller