Category Archives: Fantasy

The Lost Atlantis (The Mistress Of Atlantis) (1932)

Weird German movie that isn’t like any other film with Atlantis in the title. No scientists, nukes, monsters or even a fish. It’s disjointed and moves slowly but if you like strange check it out. Captain Saint-Avit of the French … Continue reading

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Mr.Peabody And The Mermaid (1948)

Very nice comedy that doesn’t rely on slapstick to tell the story of a man having a midlife crisis. He goes fishing and hooks a mermaid. 1984’s “Splash” is not a remake. Polly Peabody (Irene Hervey) takes her husband Arthur … Continue reading

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Topper Returns (1941)

Starts out really well and then falls into screwball comedy. Joan Blondell is excellent but Billie Burke is beyond annoying. Her part calls for her to be that way but it’s still too much. Donald MacBride as a police Sergeant … Continue reading

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The Catman Of Paris (1946)

A total bore from start to finish. It’s billed as a horror film but it doesn’t come close. Someone is murdering people in Paris. Some authorities are ready to believe the killer is a man who turns into a cat. … Continue reading

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It Happens Every Spring (1949)

If you like to have fun at the movies without having your intelligence insulted then check this one out. A chemistry professor invents a compound that keeps anything from landing on wood. It was supposed to keep insects away until … Continue reading

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Smoke And Mirrors-Short Fictions And Illusions-Neil Gaiman

Thirty stories and poems from 1985,89,90,92-95,97,98. Favorites: “The Wedding Present” (1998) – A couple have a happy marriage but according to a story that was left for them as a wedding present things aren’t that great. This story is part … Continue reading

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The Phantom Chariot (The Phantom Carriage) (1920)

One of the most famous and influential Swedish silent films. It’s a fight to the finish and beyond for a man’s soul. It’s New Year’s Eve. Sister Edit is dying. She tells her colleague Sister Maria that she must see … Continue reading

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