Dead Men Walk (1943)

Dr. Lloyd Clayton (George Zucco) busies himself burning all of his twin brother (also played by Zucco) Elwyn’s books and papers after Elwyn’s death. The topic of these writings? The supernatural. Elwyn’s assistant, Zolarr (Dwight Frye), grieves the loss of Elwyn and is convinced that his death was no accident. Zolarr is sure Elwyn was… Read More Dead Men Walk (1943)

Ex-Lady (1933)

If I had to pick only one favorite actress, it would probably be Barbara Stanwyck. After that, the list gets quite complicated to make. There are so many enormously talented women who have made names for themselves throughout the history of cinema. How can I possibly single out five or ten? One thing’s for sure,… Read More Ex-Lady (1933)

Mill Creek Musings: The Devil’s Daughter (1939)

Sylvia Walton travels from Harlem to Jamaica, where she has inherited a banana plantation. Sylvia has a half-sister named Isabelle who ran the plantation until her father’s death, but she was disinherited and there’s been no sign of her since the arrival in Jamaica. She isn’t incredibly worried about her sister’s whereabouts, choosing instead to focus on… Read More Mill Creek Musings: The Devil’s Daughter (1939)

Reviews in a line or two: 12 Dates of Christmas, Slums of Beverly Hills and Crazy on the Outside

12 Dates of Christmas (2011) Directed by James Hayman; Written by Janet Brownell, Blake J. Harris and Aaron Mendelsohn Starring Amy Smart and Mark-Paul Gosselaar 12 Dates of Christmas delivers your typical ABC Family holiday cheese. It’s basically a rip-off of Groundhog Day (1993), set in December instead. The result is a predictable, tedious and… Read More Reviews in a line or two: 12 Dates of Christmas, Slums of Beverly Hills and Crazy on the Outside

Reviews in a line or two: Here Comes the Boom, Teeth and St. Trinians

Here Comes the Boom (2012) dir. Frank Coraci; written by Kevin James, Rock Reuben and Allan Loeb starring Kevin James, Salma Hayek, Henry Winkler and Bas Rutten Before you rag on me for watching a Happy Madison film, let it be known that Henry Winkler is 99% of the reason I decided to see this… Read More Reviews in a line or two: Here Comes the Boom, Teeth and St. Trinians