Chuck Norris Ate My Blog: Silent Rage (1982)

My Chuck Norris Ate My Blog Contest entry is the 1982 semi-horror flick “Silent Rage.” CNAMB’s list of submissions is here! The movie features Chuck, breasts, a maybe-zombie, and a dozen great character actors; my review features Spoilers! *** Originally, I had planned to watch “Code of Silence,” but when I told my husband this…

My Best Post: The Blogathon

This entry is for the He Shot Cyrus “My Best Post” Blogathon which runs from May 21st to May 23rd. Start at Day 1 here. You can read Day 2 here and Day 3 here. My Best Post: “The House of Mirth” (2000) for the Counting Down the Zeros series. It was hard to choose…

Smart Money (1931)

It happened again: Ivan has passed along to me the Kreativ Blogger Award, probably because he ran out of spare Oscars to hand out instead. I kid, I kid; SBBN is only eligible for Emmys. Anyway, I would like to thank Ivan again for the kind thoughts and the award, and though I am running…

Bette Davis Project #9: Hell’s House (1932)

“Hell’s House” (1932) is an odd film. It’s part drama, part social commentary /exploitation, part juvenile delinquency film, and all badly-made quickie. For evidence of the quality of this film, just check out the title screen. Who did that, the director’s 8-year-old nephew? More than anything, this is a boring movie, as it tried to…

Atlantis: The Lost Continent (1961)

There is so little to say about “Atlantis: The Lost Continent” in terms of plot, acting, or high adventure. Rather, one watches ATLC for the enormous cheese that abounds in this campy Metrocolor B-grade flick. Much of this movie is stolen outright from popular Italian Hercules-based movies as well as hit 1950s Hollywood features. The…

Recently Watched: The “I Made This Face” Edition

It’s not often that a movie causes me to look like this: Usually I’m pretty stoic like my beloved Henchman 21 in the background, but “Jamaica Inn” (1939) gave me Dr. Girlfriend face for days. I spent much of the movie wondering what the hell was even going on. Almost nothing works in this film,…