I’m working through Kino Lorber’s four-pack of RKO Romances and immediately we get one of the more lachrymose and bizarre examples of pre-Code romance with the 1931 romantic-drama, Millie. Millie’s … Continue Reading Millie (1931)
You could easily confuse I Wake Up Screaming with any number of glossy, slickly directed noirs of the early-1940s, and that’s partly what makes it so entertaining. Because it’s so … Continue Reading I Wake Up Screaming (1941)
When I talk about classic cinema there’s always a defense that comes with it, predominately when it comes for foreign classics. Unfortunately, the presumed pool of people who will buy … Continue Reading The Holly and the Ivy (1952)
It wouldn’t be the Halloween season without discussing one of the many horror anthologies that exist. Recently released by Kino Lorber on a glittering Blu-Ray, Dead of Night has inspired … Continue Reading Dead of Night (1945)
My mom has really fond memories of watching Darren McGavin as Kolchak, “The Night Stalker.” So when I told her Kino was releasing the two television movies starring McGavin’s character … Continue Reading The Night Strangler (1973)
I review the Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas noir, I Walk Alone.
When Kino Lorber made plans to release several of the Bing Crosby/Bob Hope “Road to…” movies I jumped at the opportunity. I’ve never taken a trip with Bing and Bob, … Continue Reading Road to Morocco (1942)
Fun fact: The Spiral Staircase was actually the first movie I ever watched on TCM. I can remember being sick, eating a grilled cheese and some soup, and being captivated … Continue Reading The Spiral Staircase (1946)