Bataan

Bataan, starring Robert Taylor, Desi Arnaz
Bataan (1943) — €“ Robert Taylor, Desi Arnaz — €“  World War II movie of a desperate delaying action, best known as Desi Arnaz’ best dramatic role
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Between Two Worlds

Between Two Worlds (1944), John Garfield, Paul Henreid, Sidney Greenstreet
Between Two Worlds (1944) starring John Garfield, Paul Henreid, Sidney Greenstreet Imagine a movie about eight people, seemingly chosen at random, riding on a cruise ship, heading to an unknown destination.   It’s a movie about the interaction between these seeming strangers, and what happens as they near...
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Bob Hope the road well-traveled

Bob Hope The Road Well-Traveled
In short, — €œBob Hope The Road Well-Traveled — € is a well-researched biography of Bob Hope by someone who clearly despises him, and tries to display everything in the most negative light possible.
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Nightmare Alley

Nightmare Alley, starring Tyrone Power
Nightmare Alley (1947), starring Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray Movie review of the classic film noir, Nightmare Alley, possibly Tyrone Power’s best role as a carny hustler who becomes a mentalist, then a spiritualist, then begins his downfall as guilt eats away at him
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L’il Abner

L'il Abner
Movie review of L’il Abner  — €“ the musical comedy movie, inspired by the Broadway play, that in turn was inspired by Al Capp’s famous comic strip about the inhabitants of Dogpatch
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The Hobbit – The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug
The Hobbit – The Desolation of Smaug, by Peter Jackson  I saw The Hobbit – The Desolation of Smaug last Saturday with my wife, and I really wanted to love this movie–but I didn’t. If I hadn’t read the book, I would have thought it a typical adventure fantasy...
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The Story of Mankind

The Story of Mankind (1957) starring Vincent Price, Ronald Colman, Cedric Hardwicke, the Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo), and many more
The Story of Mankind (1957) starring Vincent Price, Ronald Colman, Cedric Hardwicke, the Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo), and many more  In a nutshell,  The Story of Mankind has humanity on trial for its’ very existence.   The Devil himself (played delightfully by Vincent Price) is the prosecutor....
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The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers (1939), starring Don Ameche and the Ritz Brothers
The Three Musketeers (1939), starring Don Ameche and the Ritz Brothers I’ve known of the Ritz Brothers for some time, although I’ve not seen many of their movies — €” previously, the only one of their movies that I saw  was  The Gorilla (with Bela Lugosi) — €”...
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Prehistoric Women

Prehistoric Women (1967) - Hammer Films
Prehistoric Women (1967) – Hammer Films Hammer Films, having made  One Million B.C., had all of these leftover sets — what to do with them? Make a very campy, rather silly, “Cavegirls in trouble” film, of course. It’s campy in the style of the 1960’s  Batman TV series,...
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