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Whirlpool (1949)

This murder mystery from director Otto Preminger had me expecting Peter Falk to pop up at anytime to solve this intriguing case that features Preminger’s leading lady of Laura, actress Gene Tierney as the key suspect. 638 more words

Daily Take

Leave Her To Heaven (1945)

Opening Statement

Her love might kill both of them!


Writer Richard Harland meets beautiful socialite Ellen Berent on a train traveling through New Mexico. A whirlwind courtship and marriage follow. 484 more words

Robert Odierna
  • Spoiler AlertAlthough I try not to give away important plot details in my blogs, if you haven’t seen the film below, be careful how you tread (even if you ARE an angel)
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Cornel Wilde : A Selection of Movie Posters

While I am not sure if it was Cornel Wilde or The Big Combo that impressed me the most at the time , it’s this near classic title from 1955 that would be my first recollection of putting a face to the name. 308 more words


Everybody's Mom

The Mating Season of 1951 is Thelma Ritter’s film through and through. She’s an unlikely centerpiece. Small, middle-aged, decidedly dowdy, Ritter was never a Star in the conventional box-office-and-glamour sense. 1,379 more words


Film Noir Friday: Night and the City (1950)

After completing his stint in America with 1949’s Thieves’ Highway, Jules Dassin headed to London for Night and the City. This 1950 film noir is based on Gerald Kersh’s novel of the same name and features a screenplay by… 681 more words