Reviewin’ the Box: Blondie Vol. 2

Last year, I reviewed the Blondie Vol. 1 box set from Echo Bridge Home Entertainment. Today, I’m back with a review of the second volume, which I purchased at the same time but completely forgot to watch… for an entire year. I’m a terrible blogger! Beginning with Blondie in 1938, this series would run for a total of 28 films. These films were based on … Continue reading Reviewin’ the Box: Blondie Vol. 2

Partial series review: Warner Baxter as the ‘Crime Doctor’

At the end of March*, I recorded three Warner Baxter films from TCM:Crime Doctor, Just Before Dawn and Millerson Case. As it turns out, these films are part of a series which began with Crime Doctor. Nine sequels followed that first film, Just Before Dawn being the seventh installment in the series and Millerson Case being the eighth. I’ve got a little case of OCD, so … Continue reading Partial series review: Warner Baxter as the ‘Crime Doctor’

Series review: Four Daughters, Wives and Mothers

When the title Sister Act is uttered, most minds immediately conjure up an image of Whoopi Goldberg in full nun garb, thrown into a convent to hide from the mob after witnessing a crime in the 1992 film of that title. But Whoopi wasn’t the only star in the history of cinema to portray a Sister Act. Four Daughters, a 1938 film that spawned two … Continue reading Series review: Four Daughters, Wives and Mothers