Category Archives: K

Eddie Cantor in “Kid Millions” (1934) – reviewed by George

Dot Clark (Ethel Merman) is singing “Who Could Ever Be Blue” with a chorus of cuties at the Body Shop (Don’t ask. I don’t know), and when the number ends she is angry to see that Louie the Lug (Warren … Continue reading

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Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1987) – reviewed by George

A title like that is awfully hard to live up to, but they come really, really close. There haven’t been any pictures in the paper or even ads, but a circus has come to the woods just out of town, … Continue reading

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Eddie Cantor in “The Kid from Spain” (1932) – reviewed by George

Once again an entertaining movie gives me a bad taste in my mouth because of a blackface number. Well, I can review the film and talk about its good points, but there is still that whiff of racism that is … Continue reading

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Eddie Cantor in “Kid Boots” (1926) – reviewed by George

I really like silent movies. I like the way the actors have to substitute facial expressions and body motion for speech. It’s really a challenge and the best are so good at it, it’s a pleasure just to watch them, … Continue reading

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Kiss Me Kate (1953) – reviewed by George

In the New York apartment of Broadway star Fred Graham (Howard Keel) the doorbell rings and Fred welcomes Cole Porter (Ron Randell). They are waiting to meet with Broadway star (and Fred’s former wife) Lilli Vanessi (Kathryn Grayson) to talk … Continue reading

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Darren McGavin as Carl Kolchak in “Kolchak: The Night Stalker”, Season 1, Episodes 19 and 20 (1975) – reviewed by George

Episode 19: The Youth Killer An attractive, but clearly middle-aged, woman, Helen Surtees (Cathy Lee Crosby) is praying to the Greek goddess Hecate as she looks at the moon through a skylight. She goes outside and sees a jogger go … Continue reading

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Darren McGavin as Carl Kolchak in “Kolchak: The Night Stalker”, Season 1, Episodes 17 and 18 (1975) – reviewed by George

Episode 17: Legacy of Terror A big star of the NFL has his heart cut out with a dull knife. Then a decorated Green Beret, who proved himself in the Vietnam War, is attacked by a bunch of Aztecs and … Continue reading

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Darren McGavin as Carl Kolchak in “Kolchak: The Night Stalker”, Season 1, Episodes 15 and 16, (1975) – reviewed by George

Episode 15: Chopper In Chicago in April a developer bought a cemetery “The Hills of Lethe” to put up condominiums. The occupants of Lethe had to be moved. Care was taken, but there were still mistakes and oversights. One of … Continue reading

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Darren McGavin as Carl Kolchak in “Kolchak: the Night Stalker”, Season One, Episodes 13 and 14 (1975) – reviewed by George

Episode 13: Primal Scream Oceanic International Oil Corporation’s Dr. Jules Copenik comes back to the Chicago lab after a month in Helsinki, so eager to see the lab that he heads there straight from the airport. He seems to have … Continue reading

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Darren McGavin as Carl Kolchak in “Kolchak: The Night Stalker”, Season 1, Episodes 11 and 12 (1975) – Reviewed by George

Episode 11: Horror in the Heights “Roosevelt Heights used to be a plush neighborhood, but the plush neighbors moved uptown, leaving the old people. And old people don’t move easily. The battle of fixed income versus galloping inflation never ends.” … Continue reading

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