Category Archives: Social Saturdays

Noir Saturday: Bodyguard

Mike Carter (Tierney) is forced to resign from the Los Angeles Police Department after breaking some rules and he ends up becoming a bodyguard to wealthy Eugenia Dyson (Elisabeth Risdon). Before long, Carter has been accused of murder and is … Continue reading

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Noir Saturdays: Gilda

Just because Eddie’s away, doesn’t mean Mimi won’t play. This here is my fav from Rita, Gilda. Johnny Farrell (Glenn Ford) is a small-time American gambler, newly arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina. When he is caught cheating at a game … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Les Diabolique

Eddie’s out for this month, so I’m here with a few of my favs. I’m starting the month off with a French favorite of mine, Les Diabolique. In this classic of French suspense, the cruel and abusive headmaster of a … Continue reading

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Summer Hiatus: Myra Breckinridge

” Never mind the 6 feet, tell me more about the 6 inches.”- Mae West Ah, I’ve got some camp to end this month of Mae West flicks, Myra Breckinridge. Myron Breckinridge (Rex Reed) flies to Europe to get a … Continue reading

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Summer Hiatus: Empire of Lust

Here’s a little something something to get the gears moving this Saturday night; Empire of Lust. Kim Min-jae (Shin Ha-kyun), is a brilliant general who’s distinguished himself by protecting the borders of the recently established Joseon dynasty. He keeps a … Continue reading

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Summer Hiatus: Old Boy

Here’s today’s offering tonight, which is a GREAT film, Old Boy. Dae-Su is an obnoxious drunk bailed from the police station yet again by a friend. However, he’s abducted from the street and wakes up in a cell, where he … Continue reading

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Summer Hiatus: Obsessed

Aww… Eddie’s on vacation. Sad Face!  Anyway, I’m here to show some of my new favorite Korean films for Saturday Night!  Check them out.  Here’s today’s movie, Obsessed.  Obsessed (Korean: 인간중독; RR: In-gan-jung-dok; lit. “Human Addiction” or “Human Intoxication”) is a 2014 South Korean erotic romance film written and … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Thieves Highway

Here’s tonight’s offering, Thieves Highway. It’s also the last one for now. Eddie and company are taking their usual Summar Hiatus. Nick Garcos (Richard Conte) comes back from his tour of duty in World War II planning to settle down … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: Nightmare Alley

Here’s tonight’s offering Nightmare Alley.  Roustabout Stanton Carlisle (Tyrone Power) joins a traveling carny and unsuccessfully schemes to figure out the mind-reading act of Mademoiselle Zeena (Joan Blondell) and her alcoholic husband, Pete (Ian Keith). But when Pete dies, Zeena is … Continue reading

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Noir Saturday: M (1951 Remake)

Here’s today’ offering a remake of a classic, M. M is a 1951 American film noir and a remake, directed by Joseph Losey, of Fritz Lang’s 1931 German film of the same name. This version shifts the action from Berlin … Continue reading

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