I Walk Alone (1948)

I first stumbled on this movie on TV in the days when my interest in film was more casual than it is today, and it still grabbed my attention. The cast, the gritty scenario, and the stylish  noir look were … Continue reading

Svengali (1931)

So having watched Maurice Tourneur’s Trilby recently, this adaptation of the same novel under a different title seemed an appropriate follow-up. I’d watched the Roan Group DVD a couple of times before, but not for a few years. The story … Continue reading

Things to Come (1936)

H.G. Wells apparently hated Fritz Lang’s science fiction epic, Metropolis (1927), and considered it an attack on science. When he was given control of the production of Things to Come, he told director William Cameron Menzies that he wanted to … Continue reading