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Bad Movie of the Week

Number 51 of a series I have some free time, and I realized this is an opportunity to put up another Bad Movie of the Week review. Searching Amazon Prime Video I found this. It’s The People that Time Forgot … Continue reading

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Wednesday Bad Movie

Number 64 of a series This one has some history. We were talking about Mark Twain, and he wrote this story about Edward VI of England trading places with a pauper—The Prince and the Pauper. And that reminded me of … Continue reading

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Bad Movie of the Week

Number 50 of a series What came immediately to mind when I read the plot outline was The Battle of Athens. It was one of the readings in American history from a text I saved from college but eventually discarded. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Bad Movie

Number 63 of a series About this time I was living in the Dallas area, and I was dropping my daughter off at day care. There was this other guy, and he had a much better car than mine, and … Continue reading

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Bad Movie of the Week

Number 49 of a series Not all that bad for a film noir, but not up to the level of This Gun for Hire. And it is claimed to be based on an actual case. We shall see. From 1948 … Continue reading

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Wednesday Bad Movie

Number 62 of a series It’s an indie film from last year, and somebody raving about it on Facebook put me onto it. It’s The Vast of Night, making me wonder about an adjective being used as a noun. But … Continue reading

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Bad Movie of the Week

Number 48 of a series Steve noticed this on YouTube, and here it is. From 1961 it’s Werewolf in a Girl’s Dormitory. You would kind of get from the title this is a bad movie. Wikipedia has the details. Barbara … Continue reading

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Wednesday Bad Movie

Number 61 of a series I caught this on TV maybe 50 years ago, and a lot of the plot has slipped my mind. Two scenes remain indelible. The first is Cyrano’s mocking of the Viscount de Valvert, an object … Continue reading

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Wednesday Bad Movie

Number 60 of a series I saw this once on HBO. It’s now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. From 1985 it’s Runaway Train, featuring John Voight, previously famous for Midnight Cowboy and Deliverance. Details are from Wikipedia. Jon Voight as Oscar … Continue reading

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Bad Movie of the Week

Number 46 of a series This one came out in 1943, when the entire country was engaged in war industry. What is a wonder is that films were still being made, what with available workforce and materiel in desperate need. … Continue reading

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