SPARKS

This film is far better than it has any right to be. As it stands, it’s a tightly budgeted noir superhero movie set in the 1940s. As if that attempt weren’t bold enough to earn respect, the story and acting are top notch, and the film itself simply looks amazing…

Posted on June 4, 2014 in Reviews by

EDGAR G. ULMER’S STRANGE ILLUSION (1945) (DVD)

Though saddled with the script’s fetish for Freud, Ulmer stylizes his thriller without sending it adrift. Like his other great films, “Strange Illusion” is a shaggy quickie that takes fine shape throughout…

Posted on February 17, 2011 in Reviews by