Captain Spaulding on Skull Island

Some Favorite Horror Movies

October 21st, 2009

Since Halloween is right around the corner, here’s a list of 25 of my favorite horror movies.  I won’t say they’re my “Top” 25, since I find that lists like that always change.  Also, some of these aren’t what I consider “The Best,” just ones that I like. In Chronological Order: Freaks (1932) The Island […]

More New Noir, the Final Films

October 12th, 2009

—– Saturday 10-10-9 House by the River (1950) Directed by Fritz Lang.  Screenplay by Mel Dinelli from a novel by A. P. Herbert.  Starring Louis Hayward, Lee Bowman and Jane Wyatt. A man kills his maid and his brother helps him get rid of the body.  Afterwards, things go well for the killer, but not […]

More New Noir, part 4

October 10th, 2009

I found a few more films to throw into the mix, so this festival is going to last longer than I originally planned.  Yay! —– Tuesday 10-6-9 I didn’t watch anything.  I had to work an almost-full day.  Support Raven Theatre! —– Wednesday 10-7-9 Madame X (1966) Directed by David Lowell Rich.  Screenplay by Jean […]

More New Noir, part 3

October 5th, 2009

Moving right along, 7 films down and 5 to go. Here are the latest 3 (again, I’m not a scholar or reviewer, I’m just giving a few impressions.  All of these summaries are bare boned by even bare boned standards and don’t do justice to the films.  If you want more info, check IMDb)  Also, […]

More New Noir, part 2

October 2nd, 2009

I have a lot of movies piled up on both the DVR and my “To Be Watched” Shelves and a lot of those (12 so far) are film noirs that I’ve never seen.  I had such a great time in August at the Noir City Film Festival, that I’ve decided to have my own “New […]

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