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Paying Respect To James Whale’s THE OLD DARK HOUSE

Director James Whale followed-up the huge success of Frankenstein in 1931 with another Universal Pictures chiller, The Old Dark House. Based on J.B Priestly’s novel Benighted, the pre-code 1932 horror-thriller is a wonderfully atmospheric [...]

September 5, 2020

Blu-ray Review: Do Not Forsake Classic Western HIGH NOON

With one of the greatest opening sequences in film history, High Noon kicks-off in an outstanding fashion and this 1952 film just gets better and better as it builds towards its climax. Director Alfred Zinnemann delivers one of the great westerns [...]

October 5, 2019

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