This is my entry in the Movie Scientist Blogathon, hosted by Christina Wehner and Silver Screenings! Click here to view a list of all the other posts! This little film is one of Boris Karloff’s lesser-known efforts, and was the first of his films under his new contract at Columbia Pictures. Expect a low-budget thriller … Continue reading The Man They Could Not Hang (1939) – Review
Most of the time, I only purchase DVDs or Blu-rays of films that I have seen and enjoyed, so I know that my money is not wasted. However, a few months ago I was feeling a bit adventurous and decided to buy a Peyton-unseen classic film on a whim. I settled on Witness for the … Continue reading Witness for the Prosecution (1957) – Review
Last night I felt like killing some time via Universal horror movies! Always a good idea. I watched this film, and The Black Cat (1941), neither of which I had seen before. I will link my thoughts on the latter film if I review it. Man-Made Monster was released in 1941 and was directed by … Continue reading Man-Made Monster (1941) – Review
The monsters of Universal's classic horror movies served as my gateway into classic films in general. Today, Universal has officially launched their new monster-themed movie series, branded "Dark Universe". Additionally, their Bride of Frankenstein movie is set for release in February 2019. Witness the beginning of a #DarkUniverse. pic.twitter.com/8g9eIbQfGa — #DarkUniverse (@darkuniverse) May 22, 2017 … Continue reading Horror Classics You Should See
Hello everyone! Before I get too carried away with the blog, I thought a good list was in order. I'm going to spotlight five classic movies that I feel are the best examples of my interests; what I enjoy most. Though I am open to almost any genre (and era) of film, there are some particular … Continue reading My Top 5 Classic Movies
The Early Women Filmmakers Blogathon is finally here! Hooray! I’m excited to spotlight Mabel Normand. This will be more of an overall look at her career and a selection of my favorite films of hers. Here we go! Mabel Normand is a remarkable and popular figure of the silent era. She combined her beauty with … Continue reading The Films of Mabel Normand
Oh, hello! You'll probably notice that my blog doesn't have much on it yet. I have a good reason, don't worry. I will be participating in The Early Women Filmmakers Blogathon (hosted by the great Fritzi Kramer of Movies Silently) to kick off Peyton's Classics! This event is sponsored by Flicker Alley's upcoming collection of … Continue reading Hello There!