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Film Noir Friday: Gun Crazy (1950)

Joseph H. Lewis’ crackling Gun Crazy is a shining example of how damn good a so-called B-movie can be. Based on a story by novelist MacKinlay Kantor that appeared in the… 708 more words


Desejos à flor da pele

Eu queria uma jovem linda, inocente e cativante que fosse um demônio, mas que o enfeitiçasse. Eu reuni os dois atores e disse: “Peggy, você é uma cadela no cio, e você, John, é um cachorro no cio.

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'Don't look back' said the pillar of salt - my barely literate first writings on film

Okay, they say a life unexamined is not worth living, and so it is with writing. Here I am cracking the seal on a collection of really old film reviews written in the early nineties, mainly at 3am. 1,872 more words


Set Your DVR - March 2015

Ann Sothern is Turner Classic Movies’ star of the month this March. I was not very familiar with Ann Sothern’s work before a few months ago when TCM started showing a film from the Maisie series every Saturday morning. 1,292 more words

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I Don't Dial 911

From series, “things (not) worth photographing”


Day 22 of Noirvember: Top Films Noir - Part II

Better late than really, really late, I sometimes say.

Back in 2011, in response to a request from one of my readers, I offered up part I of my… 1,015 more words

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Noirvember Day Six: Film Noir Friday on TCM

Are you in the mood for some first-rate noir? Then tune into Turner Classic Movies Friday night for back-to-back-to-back noirs that will satisfy any shadow-seeker: … 485 more words

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