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

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) Classic Movie Review 187

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

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

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The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) Classic Movie Review 173

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

  Today’s movie is The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946). This interesting Film Noir is rated a solid 7.5 on iMDB.com[1]. On rottentomatoes.com has this movie at 100 percent on the Tomatometer and 73 percent audience approval[2]. An anonymous New York Times film critic said on July 25, 1946:…

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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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Of Mice and Men (1939) Classic Movie Review 5

Of Mice and Men Lon Chaney Jr. and Burgess Meredith

I am starting a new line today based on Burgess Meredith from In Harm’s Way (1965). Today’s movie is Of Mice and Men (1939). The original story was written by John Steinbeck and was set during the Great Depression. One of the interesting things about this movie is that it…

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