Review of “Just Before Dawn” (1946)

Saturday pizza and bad movie night. Yum. Plot: After hours inside the Ganss Funeral Home, two sinister-looking men meet. One hands the other what appears to be a kit containing a syringe and a small glass bottle marked “insulin.” “It’s not what it says on the label,” one man tells the other. In the nextContinue reading “Review of “Just Before Dawn” (1946)”

Review of “The Smiling Ghost” (1941)

Another Saturday and another bad/fun movie. Image from IMDB Plot: Down on his luck and pinned inside his office by process servers, engineer Lucky Downing (Wayne Morris) places an ad in the paper that he’s willing to go anywhere and do anything legal. Most important to one reader, it notes he’s unmarried. Grandma Bentley (HelenContinue reading “Review of “The Smiling Ghost” (1941)”

Review of “The Thirteenth Guest” (1932)

Image courtesy of Pixabay For last week’s Saturday night pizza and bad movie night, we chose a murder mystery with Fred Astaire’s future dance partner. I added jalapenos to my side of the pizza. Plot: Thirteen years before the action of the movie, the Morgan family held a dinner party for thirteen guests. Only twelveContinue reading “Review of “The Thirteenth Guest” (1932)”