Horror Half-Week, Day 3: The Leech Woman (1960)

Happy Halloween Eve! It’s day three of Horror Half-Week, and we’re moving from serious Criterion Channel thrillers to somewhat-silly sci-fi. If you missed day one or two, check out my recommendations of Don’t Look Now (1973) and Diabolique (1955). Dr. Paul Talbot (Phillip Terry) has a fine work life, but a failing marriage. His wife,… Read More Horror Half-Week, Day 3: The Leech Woman (1960)

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

Hysteria (1965)

“I was born four months ago, by the side of a road. Anything that went before happened to somebody else.” Chris Smith (Robert Webber) is an American man recovering in an English hospital after a car accident. His name isn’t actually Chris Smith at all. So awful were his injuries that he lost his memory,… Read More Hysteria (1965)

Julie (1956)

Julie (Doris Day) and Lyle (Louis Jourdan) are newlyweds, but their honeymoon hasn’t exactly been happy. Lyle has been acting jealous and strange. Julie was married once before, the marriage only ending due to her husband’s unexpected death. As Lyle’s behavior becomes more erratic, Julie starts to believe her friend Cliff (Barry Sullivan) may be… Read More Julie (1956)