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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Demons, Horror, Occult, Supernatural

Curse of the Demon (1957)

AKA Night of the Demon Yet another wonderful story gifted to me by the good folks at TCM. This little gem tells the story of Dr. John Holden, an expert on hypnotism and superstition. Holden flies to England to attend a symposium on the supernatural and plans to participate in an investigation of a mysterious […]

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