Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Earth Dies Screaming (1964)

A complete waste of time about an invasion of Earth. The circumstances are never explained and the movie ends without any logical conclusion. Jeff Nolan (Willard Parker) is an American test pilot in England. He’s just back from a flight … Continue reading

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Pan Satyrus-Richard Wormser (1963)

Mildly amusing story about a chimp that learns to talk after one orbit around the Earth. It gets absurd after a while but then again it’s supposed to. You can read it while waiting for a traffic light to change. … Continue reading

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Tiger Bay (1959)

Put this on the must see list. Hayley Mills is excellent as a street kid who witnesses a murder and covers up for the killer. Horst Buchholz is also excellent as the killer. Hayley’s dad John is the police superintendent … Continue reading

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Grief Street (1931)

A locked room mystery. Who killed the egotistical actor? An early B worth seeing despite some stiff acting.  James P.Burtis is a lot of fun to watch as Police Sgt.Jardine. Walter Brennan has a blink and you’ll miss him part … Continue reading

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The Lurker At The Threshold-H.P.Lovecraft & August Derleth) (1945) (Cthulhu Mythos Series)

Credit is given to Derleth for most of the novel.  It incorporates fragments of a short story Lovecraft was working on called “The Round Tower.” Ambrose Dewart comes to his ancestral home in Massachusetts in Billingtons’ Wood near Dunwich. The … Continue reading

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Secret Evidence (1941)

Everything is great….until the old boyfriend shows up. Did her brother put a bullet in his shoulder? One word for this movie….dumb. Linda Wilson (Marjorie Reynolds) is engaged to her boss David Harrison. He’s a lawyer who is now an … Continue reading

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The Path Beyond The Stars-Emil Petaja (1969)

I was expecting an outer space storyline but instead got historical SF that included stops at overworked pop culture icons Stonehenge and Nostradamus. If you’re into astrology you’ll like this one about a mission to save the Pattern before the … Continue reading

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