Monthly Archives: October 2023

Western RoundUp: Showdown (1963)

Western RoundUp: Showdown (1963) Showdown (1963) is part of the new Audie Murphy Collection III from Kino Lorber Studio Classics. I shared news of this summer’s Murphy Blu-ray releases here in July, and a few weeks ago I followed up with a … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: 12 French Silent Film Recommendations

Silents are Golden: 12 French Silent Film Recommendations Thanks to pioneering inventors like the Lumière Brothers, who famously held the first public showing of motion pictures in Paris on December 28, 1895, France is often considered the birthplace of cinema. … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: It’s only a Horror Movie – unless it’s True

It’s only a Horror Movie – unless it’s True Horror films can sometimes be too much even for the most fervent fan. Maybe it’s a scene so gross that you close your eyes. Or the minute you realize there’s a … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Stand By Your Man (or, The Smart Femme Saves The Day)

Noir Nook: Stand By Your Man(or, The Smart Femme Saves The Day) Everybody knows about the femme fatale in film noir. You know, the dame who uses her wiles to get her way, often in the form of getting some … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)

Silver Screen Standards: Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964) Although it’s more Gothic mystery than true horror, Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964) fits right in for spooky movie season. With its ghosts and gruesome past, the decaying Southern mansion where the … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels October: Red Skelton

Classic Movie Travels October: Red Skelton Richard Red Skelton was born on July 18, 1913, in Vincennes, Indiana. He was the fourth son born to Joseph and Ida Skelton. Skelton had three older brothers named Denny, Christopher, and Paul. Skelton’s … Continue reading

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