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Deathtrap

Deathtrap (1982) starring Michael Caine, Christopher Reeves, Dyan Cannon - The trap is set... For a wickedly funny who'll-do-it
Deathtrap (1982) starring Michael Caine, Christopher Reeves, Dyan Cannon, directed by Sidney Lumet Product description of Deathtrap  A bittersweet reminder of Christopher Reeve’s considerable acting talent, as well as yet another tour de force for Michael Caine, this taut thriller evolved seamlessly from a stage play by Ira Levin to...
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Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet DVD cover - starring Leslie Nielsen, Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis
Forbidden Planet (1956) starring Leslie Nielsen, Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis What can be said about Forbidden Planet that hasn’t been said already? It was a beloved part of my childhood, and has become part of my children’s childhood as well. What makes is such an enduring story?
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Thirteen Ghosts

Thirteen Ghosts, starring Tony Shalhoub
Thirteen Ghosts (2001) starring Tony Shalhoub, Shannon Elizabeth, F. Murray Abraham The 2001 film, Thirteen Ghosts, is a remake of the 1960 William Castle film, 13 Ghosts. The two films have the following in common: A penniless family inherits a mansion from a deceased, eccentric relative The mansion...
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The Time Machine 2002

movie review of The Time Machine (2002) starring Guy Pierce, Samantha Mumba, Jeremy Irons Movie review of the 2002 version of H.G. Welles novel, “The Time Machine” written by a fan of the original George Pal version of the story – surprisingly, I found that I enjoyed the...
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The Return of Doctor X

The Return of Dr. X - Humphrey Bogart
The Return of Doctor X  (1939) starring Humphrey Bogart  The movie begins as a more mundane mystery, as a reporter publishes an account of the death of actress Angela Merrova–who shows up alive and threatens to sue the paper, leading to the reporter’s firing.   Unable to believe...
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