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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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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 53 of a series Every so often I go to Hulu for a movie review. This is Silent Witness from 2011.  It’s a TV movie from Lionsgate, and it’s a crime/court case thriller. Wikipedia doesn’t have an entry, but … Continue reading

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Bad Movie of the Week

Number 39 of a series Amazon Prime Video is a wealth of movies from my youth. It’s possible I saw this on the screen, but not likely. From 1947 it’s T-Men. This is obviously one of those feel-good productions, in … Continue reading

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Wednesday Bad Movie

Number 44 of a series This is another one of those I never completely understood, watching it through one time on Amazon Prime. From 1993 it’s The Hit List, featuring James Coburn, among others. Wikipedia has no entry for it, … Continue reading

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Bad Movie of the Week

Number 10 of a series True confession. I watched this one at the theater on the town square when it came out in 1948. It’s Cañon City (pronounced Canyon City because it’s the Spanish spelling for the word). Further confession. … Continue reading

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Another Bad Movie

Number 4 in the Series As promised, here is the other Philo Vance movie streaming on Amazon Prime Video. It’s Philo Vance’s Gamble from 1947. According to Amazon Video X-Ray, there were three Philo Vance films from PRC, and this … Continue reading

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Drama Without Words

I recently dumped cable TV, for the second time in my life. That opened a different world for me, and one part was the collection of odd video clips available on the Internet. I have a YouTube channel and a … Continue reading

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