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  • The Leopard Man 1943

    ★★★½ Watched 24 Oct, 2014

    The boyfriend of a nightclub artiste hires a black leopard as publicity for his girlfriend. Unfortunately the leopard escapes and savages a young woman to death, and then more women are found dead, but it seems that the leopard may not be to blame for all the deaths.
    A not especially scary horror with some screaming that wasn't enough to scare the film's audience.

  • The Body Snatcher 1945

    ★★★★½ Watched 24 Oct, 2014

    Grave robbing in early 1830s Edinburgh and the doctors and students who depend on this illicit supply of corpses because of a shortage of bodies from which to learn anatomy, it's all here, with a fabulous performance from Boris Karloff as Gray the grave robber who doesn't mind where his bodies come from, or if he has to make them dead. A lovely 1940s horror film that helps remind us of how difficult it was to learn about the human body in the past.

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  • Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 08 Feb, 2013 10

    Dear Mr. Tarantino,
    I rather enjoyed your film, but that's because I had been warned that it was much too long, gratuitously violent, and that the n-word was used everywhere it could be and then some. The story was a great adventure, I was never going to drop off in the middle of it even though it would have been less flabby if you had trimmed ¾ of an hour off it. I'm not sure that your film is the…

  • Van Helsing 2004

    ★★ Watched 05 Jan, 2013 1

    I was bored. I was bored during and after watching the film, not before.