The Night of the Hunter (1955)

A film like this suffers a lot from its age–not dating, mind you, but that so many references have been made that it’s difficult to see past those connections one might gain from a viewing of those homages, references and so on. This is always frustrating for me as someone very interested in film, interested […]

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La Noche del Terror Siego (lit. “The Night of Blind Terror”) [Tombs of the Blind Dead] (1971)

The title is not a literal or exact translation (more like "The Night of Blind Terror" or something) but it's the one it bears today. There are two versions floating around, one dubbed, which runs about 83 minutes, and one subtitled (audio is Spanish) which runs 97 minutes. Gee, which one do you think you […]

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Nobody’s Fool (1994)

Paul Newman. The ladies man. Or something. Nobody’s Fool is pretty much just a showcase for ol’ Paul, and, more loosely, a character study of his Donald “Sully” Sullivan (this all being based on Richard Russo’s novel). As such it is generally not a slam-bang action packed thriller of a movie, which it shouldn’t be. […]

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