50s, Dead Things, Horror, Movies, Vampires

The Vampire (1957)

AKA: Mark of the Vampire I’d never heard of this movie, but that’s really not all that surprising. There are so many movie’s with the word “Vampire” in the title, that it’s easy to see how a few of them could be overlooked. Dr. Beecher is the good, quiet small town doctor who is loved […]

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50s, Drama

Sansho the Bailiff (Sansho Dayu) (1954)

Let me start off by saying that this is not a happy movie. In fact, it can be downright depressing. So if you’re looking for something lighthearted or heartwarming you’re probably going to want to watch something else. Sansho the Bailiff, named, oddly enough, after the antagonist, is a historical film set in feudal Japan […]

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50s, Comedy, Robots, Sci-Fi

The Twonky (1953)

I love the TCM Underground. In the span of a week it can go from 1970’s experimental Shakespeare to 1950’s Sci-Fi Comedy. There’s no consistency in programming here at all, I tell ya. Not a lick. I admit I like it, though. It’s a good way to keep things fresh. You never know what you’re […]

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