Jul 12, 2014
Laura's Miscellaneous Musings
Tonight's Movie: Her Sister's Secret (1946) at the TCM Classic Film Festival
Here's another in my series of posts looking back at individual movie screenings at this spring's TCM Classic Film Festival ! One of the films I most enjoyed at this year's festival was HER SISTER'S SECRET , a little-known movie from the Poverty Row studio Producers Releasing Corporation .
Murder Is My Beat
Fans of pointy Fifties boobs take note: this poverty row noir is for you. The first half of Edgar G. Ulmer's 1955 film economically unravels a seemingly bland murder mystery through stock footage and the narrated flashbacks of detective Ray Patrick .
The Huffington Post
Britney, Meet Barbara: I Am Not Ashamed
I like screwed up women. Sorry. To many a friend's annoyance, I have sympathy for all those young Hollywood starlets and their myriad "problems" clogging the gossip pages -- no matter how shallow and stupid they can be.
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye isn't the greatest James Cagney gangster flick , but it's a solid noir thriller propelled by one of Cagney's always-strong performances as a thoroughly bad man.