40s, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Monsters, Movies

The Flying Serpent (1946)

The Flying Serpent AKA: Killer With Wings Professor Andrew Forbes has recently found the location of the fabled Montezuma’s treasure. But along with the crates of gold, he’s also discovered the fabled Aztec flying serpent known as Quetzalcoatl, which has been guarding the treasure for the last 300 years. But instead of advertising his monumental […]

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40s, Drama, Mook, Mystery

The Mask of Dimitrios (1944) — Movie Reviews by a Mook

You know what’s great? Travel movies. The kind of film where folks move from city to city, country to country, enjoying the sights, talking with the locals, researching people they don’t know, getting involved in sordid tales of crime, espionage, murder, and eventually ending the matter in a filthy, condemned apartment in Paris with a […]

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40s, Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Supernatural

Dead of Night (1945)

A man invites several people out to his country farmhouse for the weekend. One of the guests, Walter Craig, has a strange feeling as he drives up to the house. It’s almost as if he’s been here before, but he’s sure he hasn’t. Not only that, but the other guest that have been invited also seem oddly familiar, though he’s never met them before in person…. Only in his dreams.

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40s, Drama, Romance

Portrait of Jennie (1948)

Yet another gift brought to you by TCM. It should be noted that is aired at 8pm, not my usual 2am viewing time, so the quality of this film is quite a bit better than some of the other write-ups I do with the ‘cult’ films TCM airs in the wee hours of the morning. […]

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