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William Powell and Myrna Loy are Nick and Nora Charles in “After the Thin Man” and Asta is Asta (1936) – reviewed by George

Gee, what a great start to a comedy-mystery! Nick, Nora, and Asta are on the Sunset Limited from NYC to San Francisco and are only five minutes out. Nick is trying to shave and Nora is trying to pack.Nora: “How … Continue reading

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Rita Hayworth in “Gilda” (1946) – reviewed by George

This is a triangle romance with one woman and two men, but it is a real classic of the genre. The three principals are all great: Hayworth as the woman and Glenn Ford and George Macready as the men. The … Continue reading

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Noose (1948) – reviewed by George

While imdb.com lists this film as “The Silk Noose”, the title given on my Region 2 DVD is simply “Noose”. And it is a British film. A post-WW II gangster film, “Noose” pits an Italian immigrant to London, Sugiani (Joseph … Continue reading

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Touch of Evil (1958) – reviewed by George

More than a touch, this is a whole lot of evil. The story is basically about police corruption, and one particular corrupt cop, who clings to the “justification” that the people he framed¬†(and the people he is currently framing)¬†were guilty. … Continue reading

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Underwater! (1955) – reviewed by George

This is a pleasant, mildly suspenseful tale of people diving for treasure which they hope no one else knows about. Reminds one of “The Deep”, “Reap the Wild Wind”, and even “Road to Bali”. Two couples, one married (Jane Russell … Continue reading

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