Classic Movie Of The Week 2017

Classic Movie Of The Week: Secret Beyond The Door (1947)

Director: Fritz Lang Starring: Joan Bennett, Michael Redgrave, Anne Revere I was drawn to add this film to my watch list for two reasons. Firstly, the central idea concept in this film of a man collecting rooms in which people have been murdered, and his new wife not realising this until she's already living with… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Secret Beyond The Door (1947)

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105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Touch Of Evil (1958)

Starring: Orson Welles, Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh Director: Orson Welles A late era Film Noir from the master director Orson Welles. A Mexican Narcotics officer Vargas (Heston) finds his honeymoon interrupted when a bomb goes off in a car on the Mexican border, and he suspects that there might be more to the case. He… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Touch Of Evil (1958)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Vampyr (1932)

Starring: Julian West, Rena Mandel, Maurice Shutz, Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer A young student of the supernatural Allan Grey finds that he's bitten off more than he can shew when he stays for the night in the eerie town of Courtempierre. On his first night he experiences strange images, disembodied shadows, spirits and other bumps… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Vampyr (1932)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Captain Blood (1935)

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia De Havilland Director: Michael Curtiz A swashbuckling romance in which a good English doctor (Flynn) is mistaken for a traitor and sold into white slavery in Jamaica. When he is bought by the beautiful daughter of a local colonel (De Havilland), his skills as a physician come to light, but as soon… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Captain Blood (1935)

105 Must See Films, Film Reviews

105 Must See Films: Cat People (1942)

Starring: Simone Simon, Tom Conway, Kent Smith Director:  Jacques Tourneur A beautiful young Serbian woman is wooed by a man, but must resist, because she fears that when aroused by her emotions she will turn into a killer panther... Well, that's the idea anyway. What actually happens in this film is a lot sadder. Opening… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Cat People (1942)

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105 Must See Movies: Gaslight (1944)

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Joseph Cotton, Angela Lansbury. Director: George Cukor Tense and well paced psychological thriller about the orphaned niece of a famous singer who marries a man after only knowing him for two weeks, and finds herself slowly going mad in the house that her aunt was murdered in. But is she… Continue reading 105 Must See Movies: Gaslight (1944)

Film Reviews

Film Review: M (1931)

Directed By: Fritz Lang Written By: Thea Von Harbou, Fritz Lang Starring: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut Peter Lorre became known for his work as the creepy, slimey type of bad guy, epitomised by his role in Casablanca, but it was this film. M, directed by Fritz Lang, that initially launched his fame, and… Continue reading Film Review: M (1931)