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Review: Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)

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As a side-note to the reader I should let you know that I initially decided to give this film an unfavorable review. I purchased a DVD of this title a few months ago, watched it once and didn't like it. So before writing the review I dusted off the disc, fired it up and watched it a second time and started to notice that there was merit in this film even if it is not among director Dario Argento's better works. Cat o' Nine Tails establishes Argento's departure from Spagetti Westerns to Horror and Intrigue movies. There are a number of scenes that display the bud of his visual style which would be developing to his higher potential.
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Review: Bluebeard (1944)

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Here is a fictionalized retelling of the serial murderer known as Bluebeard. John Carradine play Gaston Morrell, whose string of ghastly murders of women terrorized Paris in the early 1900s. Carradine gives possibly the most subtle performance ever in the horror genre.(read more...)

Review: J'Accuse (1938)

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This masterpiece of cinema sets its theme on the subject of war, the ultimate of human horrors. Victor Francen (The Beast with Five Fingers) does a magnificent portrayal of Jean Diaz, a French soldier of World War I, who volunteers to take the place of a comrade (who is the father of four children) in a suicide mission of twelve men. It is the day of Armistice, and ten return dead, one missing, and one wounded. While giving Last Rites to the fallen soldiers, a groan is heard from under a covering. It is of Jean Diaz who is now strangely alive and is placed on a hospital cat beside the other injured survivor who reaches to him taking his hand and dies as if to give his life for Jean.(read more...)

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