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Detour – 1945 – United States

A piano player named Al hitchhikes from New York to L.A. to visit his girlfriend in Hollywood. He catches a ride with a loud-mouthed pill-popping bookie, who keels over dead suddenly and mysteriously. 333 more words

United States

MOVIE: Detour (1945)

 MOVIE: Detour (1945)

Based on novel by Martin Goldsmith

Screenplay by Martin Goldsmith and Martin Mooney

Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer

Tom Neal, Claudia Drake, Edmund Mac Donald, Ann Savage… 182 more words

Film Noir

So Young, So Bad (May 20, 1950)

So Young, So Bad (1950)
Directed by Bernard Vorhaus
United Artists

So Young, So Bad was released close on the heels of Caged, one of the greatest women-in-prison films ever made. 631 more words

United Artists

Quick Recommendation: The Ceremony (2008)

In researching and writing our new book, we’ve been re-exposed to several low-budget, independent horror films that we really enjoyed the first time around and are glad to have had cause to talk about them again.   131 more words

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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