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MIDNIGHT aka CALL IT MURDER w/ Humphrey Boggart

Midnight (original title) and re-released with title “Call it Murder” Overview of movie with Plot and Cast (from Wikipedia) OVERVIEW Midnight is a 1934 American drama film, the first directed by Chester Erskine, and starring Sidney Fox, O.P. Heggie, Henry Hull and Margaret Wycherly. It was based on a Theatre

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Angel and the Bad Man

ANGEL AND THE BADMAN (1947 Western) Review

Angel and the Bad Man (John Wayne, Gail Russell) “Angel and the Bad Man” is a 1947 Western film starring John Wayne and Gail Russell. The movie was directed by James Edward Grant and was released by Republic Pictures. The film is a classic Western that tells the story of

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The 39 Steps Review

Details  Directed by Alfred Hitchcock  Screenplay by Charles Bennett, Ian Hay  Based on The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan (1915)  Released on June 6 (UK), August 2 (US) 1935  Running time 86 minutes.  Cast Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, and Godfrey Tearle  Break Down:  The film opens in a packed theater located in London where a

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Easy Virtue (1928)

After directing the film adaptation of Downhill, Gainsborough convinced Hitchcock that he should lead another play to film adaptation, this time for the play Easy Virtue. This play was also one of Noel Cowards’ creations, so it was a no-brainer to pair it with Hitchcock once again. Hitchcock, however, was hesitant to

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Downhill (1927)

Downhill, otherwise known as “When Boys Leave Home” in the United States, is a silent film released in 1927 based on the play, Downhill. When released, it became the fourth film for the now renowned director Alfred Hitchcock. It is incredible to go back and see how Hitchcock’s style was

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The Suicide Squad Kills

It is no secret that Warner Bros. has been dropping the ball with the DC Universe. I am not saying that every DC movie that comes out is garbage. Look at the Wonder Woman franchise that continues to grow, and Aquaman surprised many viewers with how fun it was. However, as an overall universe,

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Alfred Hitchcock’s Blackmail (1929)

A quick glance into classic film history will return one name repeatedly, Alfred Hitchcock. Even the most novice cinema fan will have a few Hitchcock movies they can easily throw out to solidify their knowledge of film history. Most of the time, when speaking with someone about the go-to films

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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Review

Details:  Directed by  Robert Wiene  Written by  Carl Mayer, Hans Janowitz  Released  February 26, 1920  Budget  $12,371  Box Office  $4,714  Cast  Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Fehér, Rudolf Lettinger, and Lil Dagover  Break Down:  The film opens with two men sitting outside under a tree talking. The younger of the two men, Francis (Fredrich

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