Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Night The World Exploded (1957)

Too bad the Earth didn’t take this movie with it. We’re all doomed thanks to element 112.When this movie was made there were only one hundred eleven known elements instead of the now known one hundred eighteen. This is a good cure … Continue reading

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Shadows 7-Edited by Charles L.Grant (1984)

Fourteen stories from 1984.  Some stories fall flat when they go for the big ending payoff. But there are still some that I hadn’t read before that were very good. Favorites: “Mrs.Clendon’s Place” – Joseph Payne Brennan – A man … Continue reading

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The Fugitive (1963-67)

One of the best TV series ever. I’ve watched it numerous times over the years. David Janssen is perfect as Dr.Richard Kimble and Barry Morse is excellent as his pursuer Lt.Philip Gerard. William Conrad is the narrator. The final two … Continue reading

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Windbag The Sailor (1936)

Will Hay’s first teaming with Graham Moffatt as Albert and Moore Marriott as Jerry Harbottle. This isn’t their best but worth seeing after checking out a few others. Hay is Captain Ben Cutlet. He’s staying in his sister’s pub and … Continue reading

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Kronk (Son Of Kronk)-Edmund Cooper (1971)

Cooper gets away from his serious SF to do a satire on the times. In 1971 England was still swingin’ and the Love Generation was living up to its name. Cooper envisions a future where a new STD can save … Continue reading

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The Man Who Walked Alone (1945)

Romantic comedy with a fun performance from Kay Aldridge as an heiress who wants to dump her fiancee for a returning soldier. It’s mostly lame but she is very appealing. Character actor Dick Elliot plays the Mayor. Marion Scott (Dave … Continue reading

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The Dark Hour (1936)

Dull and talkie murder mystery with one of the dumbest endings I can remember. Elsa Carson (Irene Ware) lives with her two rich uncles, Henry and Charles. She doesn’t like them but figures they need her so she stays on. … Continue reading

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