The ABC's of Film Noir
The ABC's of Film Noir

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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Red River (1948) Classic Movie Review 163

Red River (1948)

Today’s movie is Red River (1948). This movie is considered one of the classic westerns but has a strange ending. This Howard Hawks directed film was nominated for two Oscar’s but didn’t win in either category. The film is rated 7.8 on iMDB.com[1] and scores 100 percent on the Tomatometer…

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The Mummy’s Tomb (1942) Classic Movie Review 128

The Mummy’s Tomb (1942)

  Today’s movie is The Mummy’s Tomb (1942). The Mummy’s Tomb (1942) continues the story of The Mummy’s Hand (1940) some thirty years later. There’s not much of a story here and a large portion of the movie is clips from The Mummy (1932) and The Mummy’s Hand (1940). While…

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Brute Force (1947) Classic Movie Review 93

Brute Force (1947)

Today’s movie is the film noir Brute Force (1947). It tells the tale of a group of prisoners that tell their story using a pin-up picture in their cell. It is noted that the inspiration and violence in this movie is in direct response to the Battle of Alcatraz, May…

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House of Frankenstein (1944) Classic Movie Review 76

House of Frankenstein (1944)

Today’s movie is the campy good House of Frankenstein (1944). This movie brings together so many good actors and the monsters they played it can’t help but be entertaining. Also, this movie has some interesting lore about stake pulling and who can shot you with a silver bullet. ACTORS I’m…

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