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Film Noir Friday: Strange Illusion (1945)

Director Edgar G. Ulmer can do a lot with a little, as films like Detour and Black Cat reveal. Every so often, though, even the most inventive of auteurs can run into trouble. 506 more words


Favorite Films: Detour (1945)

The poster is a mess, but the film isn’t. It was released by the Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC) “studio” and starred Tom Neal and Ann Savage. 395 more words


Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957)

‘We’re not dealing with a man. We’re not dealing with anything human.’

A young couple visit her guardian to celebrate her coming of age, but she has a surprise waiting. 596 more words

Movie Reviews

Blu-Ray News #109: The Man From Planet X (1951).

Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer
Starring Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, Raymond Bond, William Schallert

Another no-budget miracle from the incredible Edgar G. Ulmer. The Man From Planet X… 110 more words

DVD/Blu-ray News

Raw Noir - A Look At Edgar G Ulmer's Detour (1945)

‘Until then I had done things my way, but from then on something stepped in and shunted me off to a different destination than the one I’d picked for myself’.  3,360 more words

The Cyclops (1957) and Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957) A Gloria Talbot Double Screamer

When you can watch one 65 minute Gloria Talbot thriller, one might as well make it a double feature that comes in at less than two and half hours in total. 1,206 more words


Cinema Sunday: The Black Cat (1934)

Title: The Black Cat

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Writers: Edgar G. Ulmer, Peter Ruric

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer

Producer: E. M. Asher

Starring: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Julie Bishop (Jacqueline Wells), Lucille Lund… 967 more words