Favorite films

  • All About Eve
  • Black Sunday
  • Forbidden Planet
  • The Night of the Hunter

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  • The Cowboys

    ★★★★★

  • Mambo Italiano

    ★★★★★

  • Deception

    ★★★

  • The Black Phone

    ★★½

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  • The Black Phone

    The Black Phone

    ★★½

    I went to see this because I'm a big fan of Ethan Hawke. Truth be told, anyone in the world could have played his part, and his was a supporting role anyway. Still, this was an effective horror flick, filled with tension and dread. And plenty of well-choreographed violence, enough to satisfy modern filmgoer bloodlust.

  • Fear Chamber

    Fear Chamber

    ★★

    Boris Karloff is the nominal star of this Mexican horror flick, one of four quickly made features the legendary actor made in his last year of life. Not much of him is actually seen. Everything else is a jumbled mess of voodoo and ritual killings that don't make for much horror or any kind of plot that can hold your interest. Snakes play an important role, which makes sense, as the alternate title is SNAKE PEOPLE. If snakes are your thing, you will love this picture. Otherwise, this is only for diehard Karloff fans.

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  • Our Dancing Daughters

    Our Dancing Daughters

    ★★★★★

    Joan Crawford achieved major stardom with her portrayal of "Dangerous" Diana Medford, the wild jazz age flapper with the decent, honest heart, in this silent classic. Miss Crawford's dancing may not hold up very well for some modern viewers, but she gives a solid dramatic performance, dressed in high fashion and existing in an Art Deco fantasy world. The film was made during the last days of the silents and has a musical soundtrack that includes a few lines of…

  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★★

    I hereby predict that this very strange little movie will become a cult phenomenon with all of its faithful devotees dressing up in white sheets whenever they venture out to see it.

    Quiet, introspective, exercise in existential angst. And, dare I say it, haunting. Well worth seeing, if, for no other reason, that there is simply nothing else like it.