1930s, 2.5/4, George Melford, Horror, Review, Universal Monsters

Drácula

The early sound period has always fascinated me, especially in how studios suddenly needed to find ways to release films in different markets with different languages when changing out intertitles had been enough since the advent of the medium. One thing they did was simply film multiple versions of a movie. This is probably the… Continue reading Drácula

1950s, 2.5/4, Film Noir, Fritz Lang, Review

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

#28 in my ranking of Fritz Lang's filmography. Courtroom dramas have limited appeal to me. They largely feel fake with artificial drama that would never actually happen in the setting. Sometimes a film can get past that, as in Fury, and Beyond a Reasonable Doubt actually ends up getting close. The drama isn't supposed to… Continue reading Beyond a Reasonable Doubt