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DT Moviehouse Review: Captain Blood

Time once more for my blog feature, DT Moviehouse Reviews, in which I make my way alphabetically through my 200+ DVD/Blu-Ray collection (you can see the list right here) and decide if each one was worth the money. 1,191 more words

Pop!: Tales of Terror

America did pop proud in the 1960s, but pop didn’t always imply a bulging budget or grandiose popular success. The lingering vestiges of that most 50s of all genres, the atomic underground horror, still clung to the beginning of the decade like a wandering specter. 1,763 more words



Review by Derrick Carter

Running Time: 1 hour 8 minutes

MPAA Rating: G

Directed by: Jack Kinney, Clyde Geronimi & James Algar

Written by: Erdman Penner, Winston Hibler, Joe Rinaldi, Ted Sears, Homer Brightman & Harry Reeves… 744 more words


Tales of Terror 1962

This classic features some serious heavy hitters: Vincent Price, Basil Rathbone, Peter Lorre and Roger Corman!

The Poster:
Beautiful. There’s a reason classic movie posters are so popular, they are just so much fun to look at. 549 more words

Movie Reviews

Past Imperfect - #187

Basil: “Halt. Before you proceed, you must answer an important question. Is that Jheri-Curl in your hair?”

Tyrone: “Of course not. It hasn’t been invented yet. 178 more words


Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)

According to the publicity department, in 1942 Universal Pictures closed a $300,000 deal with the estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to make a series of Sherlock Holmes second features. 1,332 more words

Tuesday's Overlooked Film

Michael Curtiz: The Adventures of Robin Hood

At some level, we must concede that Michael Curtiz was more of a filmmaker of efficient craftmaking than superlative artistic ambition; this sense of getting-the-job-done pervades even his masterpiece, Casablanca, but gosh darn it, well-oiled-machine filmmaking has never been more delectable than Michael Curtiz filmmaking. 1,345 more words