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Cinema Shame 2018

The Sea Wolf: Cinema Shame for March

Although the banner lists "swashbuckler," the Cinema Shame March (or Maarrrghh) post identifies the pirate as another legitimate focus for their monthly prompt. I did despair of finding anything to write about for this noir blog on the subject, but... Continue Reading →

All the King’s Men (1949)

Along with my list of films to see in 2018 as part of the Cinema Shame¬†challenge, I'm going to try to do some of their monthly prompts. For February, we are tasked with seeing and blogging about an Oscar winner... Continue Reading →

Tomorrow is Another Day: Time for a Face-off

This post is doing triple duty in multiple ways. It's a noir film review, a tick off my Cinema Shame 2018 list, and a comparative face-off -- of three films, no less! Cinema Shame: To be honest, I can't remember... Continue Reading →

Cinema Shame: Ride the Pink Horse

Ride the Pink Horse (1947),* directed by and starring Robert Montgomery, has been on my to-see list for some time, primarily for the oddness of its title. A second reason was to see if I could truly enjoy Montgomery as... Continue Reading →

Cinema Shame 2018

The film blog Cinema Shame invites all film lovers to submit a 2018 "Shame Statement," a kind of New Year's resolution to watch some of the films we feel we should already have seen, but haven't. There are some basic,... Continue Reading →

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