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Dressed to Kill (1946)

Later this week, this blog turns four years. With this week’s post, I therefore take you back to where it all began: Basil Rathbone as… 486 more words

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The House of Fear (1945)

Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are off to a remote part of Scotland to investigate the peculiar goings on at Drearcliff House, a gloomy old mansion where its inhabitants are all starting to receive mysterious threats before dying. 1,195 more words

Tuesday's Overlooked Film

Ep.2 The Mark of Zorro (1940)


For our second go-round, we have the traditional “we’re still working out the kinks of recording audio” episode. Sorry about that. We’re trying hard to do better. 23 more words


Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes in "The Woman in Green" (1945) - reviewed by George

The movie starts with a big laugh, and then moves on to suspense. A killer somewhat similar to Jack the Ripper, but less messy, has killed three women (a fourth follows quickly) in London. 263 more words


Top 25 Films Starring Basil Rathbone

I have done a list like this for Vincent Price, Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing. I am working my way through all of the legends of classic horror. 224 more words


Bunse Blocked by Baffling Bumptious Beaurocrats

In a decision that has stunned the football world, Stevenage Borough Council has today refused to hand over the week’s takings from the car park behind Marks and Spencers (RIP) in order to fund the new North Stand at the Lamex Stadium. 235 more words

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

Dir. Michael Curtiz. Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains

“They don’t make movies like anymore” is more often than not ┬áthe most prosaic sort of movie criticism, a “ 1,781 more words