Horror Half-Week, Day 1: Don’t Look Now (1973)

Spooooky Halloween, everyone! TMP is, as usual, celebrating with Horror Half-Week: a four-day celebration of creepy films. This year’s Half-Week has no theme — just a collection of eerie films I’ve discovered recently. Today’s feature is a 1973 horror of parenthood, which I found on the Criterion Channel. On to the review! Laura (Julie Christie) and John Baxter (Donald Sutherland) are facing a parent’s worst … Continue reading Horror Half-Week, Day 1: Don’t Look Now (1973)

Swamp Women (1956)

Note: Today’s post is in collaboration with Todd from Cinema Monolith, bringing back our two-person Cheeseathon! Head over to Todd’s blog to find out his thoughts on this alligator-infused crime thriller. Lee Hampton (Carole Matthews) is in prison, but not for any crime. She’s an undercover policewoman attempting to find stolen diamonds. Three prisoners — Josie (Marie Windsor), Vera (Beverly Garland), and Billie (Jil Jarmyn) … Continue reading Swamp Women (1956)

Dr. Cyclops (1940)

Spoooooky October, movie buffs! This year, I do plan to continue the TMP tradition of Horror Half-Week in the days leading up to Halloween, but the rest of the month will feature some spooks as well. I have a little backlog of mysteries and monster movies to review. We begin today with 1940’s Dr. Cyclops. Dr. Cyclops follows Dr. Mary Robinson (Janice Logan), Dr. Rupert … Continue reading Dr. Cyclops (1940)

September 2019 in Film

Hello, movie buffs! Happy autumn! September was another small viewing and blogging month for me, but still worth taking a look back at. Here’s what I watched. New-to-me viewings: 9 Re-watches: 2 Total for September: 11 Total for 2019, so far: 131 The new-to-me list: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Angel Has Fallen (2019) The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) Black Narcissus (1947) … Continue reading September 2019 in Film

The Breaking Point (1950)

“You know how it is early in the morning on the water? Everything’s quiet except for the seagulls a long way off. You feel great. Then you come ashore, and it starts. In no time at all, you’re up to your ears in trouble.” Harry Morgan (John Garfield) is a California boat captain, but his business isn’t doing too great. Harry struggles to support his … Continue reading The Breaking Point (1950)

SUTS 2019: Recommendations for August 24 – 31

Is it just me or has this month flown by? We’ve already made it to the final Summer Under the Stars recommendation batch for 2019. I hope those of you with access to TCM have enjoyed this year’s viewing and discovered a few new favorites! Below are my picks for August 24th through 31st! As usual, all times are in Eastern and linked titles will … Continue reading SUTS 2019: Recommendations for August 24 – 31

SUTS 2019: Recommendations for August 17 – 23

Another week gone! Apologies for getting this up a bit late — I meant to post it on Friday. As you read this, I’m in the middle of my almost-two-weeks in the woods. But my DVR is filling back at home, and I’m here to give you my recommendations for August 17th through 23rd! As usual, linked titles will take you to my previous coverage … Continue reading SUTS 2019: Recommendations for August 17 – 23

SUTS 2019: Recommendations for August 10 – 16

The second week of TCM’s Summer Under the Stars is upon us! I hope you all are enjoying the month of viewing so far and were able to catch some of last week’s recommendations. Below are my picks for August 10th through 16th! As usual, all times listed below are Eastern, linked titles will take you to my previous coverage of these films, and you … Continue reading SUTS 2019: Recommendations for August 10 – 16