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

Satan Met a Lady (1936) Classic Movie Review 176

Satan Met a Lady (1936)

Today’s movie is Satan Met a Lady (1936). God, it’s terrible. I felt like I was being punished when I watched it. This is what I expect a remake to be like, not like The Maltese Falcon (1941). They decided to turn it into a comedy and made Gutman a…

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The Petrified Forest (1936) Classic Movie Review 150

The Petrified Forest (1936)

      Today’s movie is The Petrified Forest (1936), and it’s a strange one. It is often listed as a Film Noir, but it seems more like a mental break-down set in the midst of a murder spree. It is widely considered to be a precursor to Film Noir…

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Miracle on 34th Street (1947) Classic Movie Review 138

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

    Today’s movie is Miracle on 34th Street (1947). This movie is for true believers and if you are a true believer, it will be hard to throw too much snark at this one. But, I will endeavor to preserve. iMDB.com rates this movie 7.9[1]. I thought it would…

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Double Indemnity (1944) Classic Movie Review 90

Double Indemnity (1944). Barbara Stanwyck - enduring legend

    Today’s movie is Double Indemnity (1944). This movie is almost always on the list of the top five Film Noirs of all times. The story is told in a narrative style so you can see how the main character came to be in the circumstance that they are in. The…

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Ace in the Hole (1951) Classic Movie Review 89

Ace in the Hole (1951)

Welcome to today’s show, Ace in the Hole (19510), my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to classicmovierev.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts.…

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