The Night Of The Hunter

1955 MGM/UA Produced by Paul Gregory Directed by Charles Laughton Screenplay by James Agee and Charles Laughton (uncredited) Based on the novel by David Grubb My disdain for most so-called horror movies is by now well known. I can sit through most horror movies and never flinch or blink. The first time I saw “The […]

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Cursed

2005 Dimension Films Directed by Wes Craven Produced and Written by Kevin Williamson This is the shortest review I’ve ever written. Sit up straight and pay attention. I had always believed that “The Blue Lagoon” was the worst movie I’ve ever seen in my life. Then I saw CURSED. If you see stacks of CURSED […]

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In A Lonely Place

1950 Columbia Pictures Directed by Nicholas Ray Produced by Robert Lord Screenplay by Andrew Solt Based on the novel by Dorothy B. Hughes Let’s face it; it’s not easy to make movies about writers. At the end of the day a writer’s job is to sit down at a desk for hours and hours and…well, […]

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