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Lucille Ball in “The Magic Carpet” (1951) – reviewed by George

At a time when Universal Studios virtually owned Arabian desert movies, with leading ladies Maria Montez and Yvonne De Carlo, Columbia joined in with this film featuring Lucille as the villainess, the sister of the throne-stealing Caliph Ali (Gregory Gay). … Continue reading

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Rear Window (1954) – reviewed by George

Alfred Hitchcock’s 41st film is a knockout in two major ways. First the set is the most impressive studio construction since Babylon in 1916’s “Intolerance”, and second because the suspense starts fairly early and just does not let up. First … Continue reading

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Godzilla (2014) – reviewed by George

I knew as soon as the release of this movie was announced that many critics would use it as a way to bash Roland Emmerich’s 1998┬áversion. So at that time I rented Emmerich’s “Godzilla” and reviewed it for this blog. … Continue reading

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Godzilla, King of the Monsters (1956) – reviewed by George

Raymond Burr stars in this American version of the original Japanese film “Gojira”, which opened in Japan in 1954. The movie opens with Burr’s reporter character Steve Martin (hee, hee) in a wrecked building coming back to consciousness, discovering a … Continue reading

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