Monthly Archives: March 2022

Film Noir Review: The Argyle Secrets (1948)

“I got so mixed up I didn’t know what I was doing.” The Argyle Secrets has a lot working against it. It has no movie stars, and the film’s writer/director, Cy Endfield, is mostly remembered for being part of the … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Iverson Movie Ranch

Western RoundUp: Iverson Movie Ranch Visiting Western movie locations is one of my favorite things to do! Seeing these sites in person always provides interesting insight into filmmaking in general and Westerns in particular. In past columns I’ve taken readers … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: What Were Films Like In The Nickelodeon Era? – Part 2!

Silents are Golden: What Were Films Like In The Nickelodeon Era? – Part 2! Last month, we started exploring the many genres of 1900s nickelodeon films, taking a look at travelogs, military films, the different categories of comic shorts, etc. … Continue reading

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Five Fun Facts: And Then There Were None (1945)

Five Fun Facts: And Then There Were None (1945) ….. 1) Can you say best-seller? And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie’s mystery novel, was not only one of Christie’s own favorite books but also one of the world’s favorites! … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: Monsters Meet in Universal’s Shared Cinematic Universe

Monsters Meet in Universal’s Shared Cinematic Universe What’s better than seeing your favorite movie characters in a film? Seeing them together in multiple films of course! That’s the idea of the “shared universe” in modern filmmaking where endless Star Wars … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: 75th Anniversary Noir – 2022 Edition

Noir Nook: 75th Anniversary Noir – 2022 Edition It’s now a new year, and you know what that means: a whole new crop of film noir features are celebrating their 75-year anniversary! Seventy-five years ago was 1947, which is frequently … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Sylvia Scarlett (1935)

Silver Screen Standards: Sylvia Scarlett (1935) Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant starred in four movies together, two of which, Bringing Up Baby (1938) and The Philadelphia Story (1940), are now widely celebrated classics, but their first pairing went so badly … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Lola Lane

Classic Movie Travels: Lola Lane Lola Lane was borne Dorothy H. Mulligan on May 21, 1906, in Macy, Indiana, to Lorenzo and Cora Mulligan. Her father worked as a dentist in addition to renting out parts of their 22-room home … Continue reading

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