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Unless it’s really long, I will usually finish watching an old movie even if it’s bad, something I don’t usually do with current movies. The reason is that I can usually find something to like about it just because I love that time period so much or often times I will discover a new actor, director, or costume designer that I want to learn more about.
For instance, last night I watched the movie Homicide for Three (1948) on Netflix Instant. I was looking for a short movie to watch, and it was only 60 minutes long. When I found out that it was set in a hotel, I decided to watch it figuring at least the sets might be fun to look at.
Well, the story itself was a bit far-fetched and the acting was somewhat stiff and corny but some of the set designs and one particular outfit actually made the movie worth watching for me. One person from the movie whose acting was decent was actress Audrey Long, who appeared in some really good movies such as Born to Kill and Desperate (both from 1947). Continue reading »
Just a few minutes into The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry I realized it was one of those films that I would probably like to some degree regardless of how good the actual movie was. After the opening credits when I got the first glimpse of the small New Hampshire town the movie was set in, I figured the scenery alone could be enough to make me like it.
Sometimes I’m easily pleased, and that’s all I need. I love movies that are set in small, scenic towns like the one where this story took place, and I have always been enamored with pictures of states like New Hampshire, Vermont, and Connecticut. So I was excited to watch it right from the start. Continue reading »