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  • Red Planet Mars

    Red Planet Mars 1952

    ★½ Watched 21 Apr, 2012

    Often monotonous and preachy 50's house frau sci-fi that not even the University of Minnesota's Peter Graves can enliven.

  • You'll Find Out

    You'll Find Out 1940

    ★★★½ Rewatched 19 Apr, 2012

    Not quite Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein but anytime you can get Karloff, Lugosi and Lorre in the same room together for some light hearted chills it's a good thing.

    Kay Kyser and and his band were huge back in the day and roll with a sort of Spike Jones lite shtick which will get you as far as your tolerance for novelty big band tunes will take you. I happen to enjoy it so there was no need to mash the ffwd button during the musical numbers. YMMV.

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  • The Cape Canaveral Monsters

    The Cape Canaveral Monsters 1960

    ★½ Watched 29 Mar, 2012

    Terrible little fifties (well, 1960 technically) Sci-Fi flick featuring some of the saddest sack alien invaders this side of Plan Nine. Already watched it twice. Probably watch it again. Tonight.

    Bad movies are my comfort food.

    I need help.

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles

    The Hound of the Baskervilles 1978

    ★★½ Added

    I remember being giddy with excitement when I first heard about this film. Pete & Dud + Sherlock Holes - two (or is it three) of my favorite things brought together. Sadly the film's a mess, sometimes daring the viewer to keep watching as it goes off the rails. I've tried quite a few times to get though it without resorting to strong drink but I haven't managed it yet.