House of Dracula (1945) Classic Movie Review 171

House of Dracula (1945)

Today’s movie is House of Dracula (1945). It is said to be a sequel to House of Frankenstein (1944), but it’s more like a rehash. The movie is rated 5.8 on iMDB.com[1] and 56 percent on the Tomatometer and 29 percent audience approval in Rottentomatoes.com[2]. I’m going to have to…

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Son of Dracula (1943) Classic Movie Review 170

Son of Dracula (1943)

Today’s movie is Son of Dracula (1943). This movie was directed by Robert Siodmak. It is rated 6.2 on iMDB.com[1] and is rated 60 percent on the Tomatometer and 33 percent audience approval on rottentomatoes.com[2]. This movie had a couple of firsts. This was the first time a man’s transformation…

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Them! (1954) Classic Movie Review 169

Them! (1954)

Today’s movie is Them! (1954). This movie is a beloved sci-fi film that fits in the “we messed up exploding atomic bombs” genre. There were spiders, grasshoppers, 50-foot women, shrinking men, and of course the king of the monsters, Godzilla, that were all created in this general way. This film…

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Big Trouble in Little China (1986) Classic Movie Review 168

Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

Today’s movie is Big Trouble in Little China (1986). This film has a solid 7.3 rating on iMDB.com[1], and rottentomatoes.com has it at 82 percent on the Tomatometer and 82 percent audience approval[2]. I think it is a little better than that. Roger Ebert didn’t really care for the movie,…

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The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) Classic Movie Review 167

The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)

      Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast formally known as iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. So please subscribe when you are finished listening. You can also go…

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The Frisco Kid (1979) Classic Movie Review 166

The Frisco Kid (1979)

      Today’s movie is The Frisco Kid (1979). This is a pretty funny movie that didn’t get much love when it was released. It is also a trove of Yiddish humor. The movie has a poor 6.4 rating on iMDB.com[1] and only 53 percent on the Tomatometer with…

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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Classic Movie Review 165

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

      Today’s movie is Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). This movie is rated a very impressive 8.5 on iMDB.com[1] and a super impressive 95 percent on the Tomatometer and 96 percent audience approval on rottentomatoes.com[2]. So not too shabby. Film critic Roger Ebert said: “Raiders of the…

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The Razor’s Edge (1984) Classic Movie Review 164

The Razor's Edge (1984)

Today’s movie is The Razor’s Edge (1984). This movie rates a low 6.6 on iMDB.com [1] and at rottentomatoes.com only 50 percent on the Tomatometer, but a fair 77 percent audiences’ approval. This is fairly accurate. The great film critic Roget Ebert said: In other words, this is your standard…

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