Posts tagged “The Film Detective

BLU-RAY REVIEW: KANSAS CITY CONFIDENTIAL (1952)

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KCC coverDirector Phil Karlson’s KANSAS CITY CONFIDENTIAL tells the story of an ex-con, Joe Rolfe (John Payne) trying to go straight who is framed for (more…)


BLU-RAY REVIEW: A BUCKET OF BLOOD (1959)

Bucket of BloodNot really being a big fan of my horror mixed with comedy (or comedy really in general), the black comedy horror film A BUCKET OF BLOOD is a film that really is an exception to the norm for me. The story of a dimwitted busboy, Walter Paisley (Dick Miller, GREMLINS ), who after hearing a poet speak during a spoken word at the beatnik cafe he works at decides to go home and sculpt his own masterpiece. While attempting to (more…)


BLU-RAY REVIEW: THE BAT (1959)

THE BAT coverCrane Wilbur’s 1959 THE BAT is well-crafted, intriguing, mystery-thriller about a large country estate, The Oaks, that gets rented out to a popular mystery author, Cornelia Van Gorder (Agnes Moorehead, POLLYANNA) whom gets terrorized by (more…)