Get Out

2017 Blumhouse Productions/QC Entertainment/Universal Pictures Directed and Written by Jordan Peele Produced by Jason Blum/Edward H. Hamm, Jr./Sean McKittrick/Jordan Peele Years and years ago I was having a discussion with a Caucasian friend of mine. Over copious amounts of alcoholic beverages we discussed movies and he suddenly popped up with a question that had been […]

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The Black Cat

1934 Universal Pictures Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer Produced by E.M. Asher Screenplay by Peter Ruric Story by Edgar G. Ulmer/Peter Ruric  You want to know how twisted 1934’s THE BLACK CAT is? Besides the Satanism cult, human sacrifice and necrophilia fetishism? Mollyfoggin’ Bela Lugosi is the hero of this movie. Seriously. When you’re a […]

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Crazy As Hell

2002 Humble Journey Films/Loose Screw Films Directed by Eriq La Salle Produced by Butch Robinson/Michael Huens Written by Jeremy Leven based on his novel: “Satan, His Psychotherapy and Cure by the Unfortunate Dr. Kassler, J.S.P.S.” See, the problem isn’t finding black characters in horror movies. There have been black characters in horror movies going all […]

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Sometimes Salvation

2015 Global View Productions Written and Directed by Thor Moreno Produced by Annette Duffy/Chris McAninch It says somewhere in The Gospel of Matthew that God causes rain to fall on the righteous and unrighteous. And that’s a pretty good way to describe the Film Noir genre because in Film Noir movies really bad things happen […]

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The Baby

1973 Quintet Productions Directed by Ted Post Produced by Abe Polsky, Milton Polsky and Elliott Feinman Written by Abe Polsky I am so thankful and grateful that I live in a world where movies like THE BABY were once made. There is absolutely no way on God’s green Earth that THE BABY could have been […]

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Suddenly, Last Summer

1959 Columbia Pictures Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz Produced by Sam Spiegel Screenplay by Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams Based on the play “Suddenly, Last Summer” by Tennessee Williams Elizabeth Taylor is an actress who I’m just now finding who new levels of respect for. Oh, sure, I’ve seen “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” “Cleopatra” […]

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