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  • You're Darn Tootin'

    ★★★½

  • Do Detectives Think?

    ★★★½

  • In Search of Darkness

    ★★★★

  • Day for Night

    ★★★★★

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  • You're Darn Tootin'

    You're Darn Tootin'

    Besides being a funny phrase, the “tootin’” in question revolves around music being played, not anything illicit. This begins with our favorite duo as two members of a small orchestra (or “a municipal band”, as I heard described elsewhere) who of course screw up often in a variety of ways and causing an increasingly harried conductor to grow more & more enraged. They get fired, which causes them to get kicked out of their boardinghouse, and they need to literally perform…

  • Do Detectives Think?

    Do Detectives Think?

    The question asked in the title wasn’t really answered, but at least this was pretty funny. On Turner Classic Movies late last night when they play a silent movie or a series of shorts from (generally) about midnight to 2 AM, several 20 or so minute length programs were played starring Laurel & Hardy. I saw the first two they ran so that’s why I decided to put up this review a little earlier than usual for a weeknight and in…

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  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    This movie is still a classic and there are still plenty of people who think that this is gore-soaked when you hardly see any violence for the most part; it's more the low-budget sleazy factor and the great atmosphere and mood that make it unnerving to watch. It's still effective today; if only most of the sequels/remakes/alleged sequels went with this style instead of the direction they turned to.

  • In Search of Darkness

    In Search of Darkness

    An easy 4 ½ hour watch for me.

    This is a documentary I’ve been interested in ever since it came out three years ago; the fact that it was so lengthy and I wanted to see it all in one day was a reason why it took this long. Via Shudder I was able to experience this yesterday, albeit w/ two small breaks included.

    It was what I expected from other reviews that were read by me: it covered the…