Friday, March 28, 2014

Noir Week Day 4: The Unsuspected!

Get out your radio voices and wine glasses, we're reviewing The Unsuspected!

A secretary, Matilda (Joan Caulfield) is murdered, but the murderer makes it look like an accident. Jane (Constance Bennett) is presumed dead at sea, but miraculously comes back to find she has a husband, Steven Howard (Ted North), who she doesn't remember marrying. She's living with her sister and their friend, a famous radio announcer for crime stories, Victor Grandison (Claude Rains). Can any of them find out who is… the unsuspected?

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Noir Week Day 3: The Third Man

Get out your passports and cigarettes, we're reviewing The Third Man!

When pulp writer Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten) arrives in postwar Vienna for a new job from his longtime friend Harry Lime (Orson Wells), he's shocked to discover that Harry's dead. The international police think Harry was involved in some less-than-legal activities. With strange details surrounding Harry's death, Holly sets off to clear his friend's name and find out what really happened to Harry Lime!

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Noir Week Day 2: The Sniper

Get out your sniper rifles and hand bandages, we're reviewing The Sniper!

Eddie Miller (Arthur Franz) can't stand to be around women. There's something wrong with his head. When he can't get the help he needs, he grapples with it the only way he can: by murdering young ladies from afar with a rifle.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Noir Week Day 1: The Killing

It's… NOIR WEEK! Get out your clown masks and horse feed, we're reviewing The Killing!

Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden) has come up with the perfect plan to knock over a racetrack for a huge payout! With the help of his gang of criminals, he's planned everything perfectly. But when the inside man, George (Elisha Cook Jr.), tells his wife Sherry (Marie Windsor), things start to go horribly wrong.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Asphalt Jungle

Get out your Nitroglycerin and handguns, we’re reviewing Asphalt Jungle! 

The Crime Doctor (Sam Jaffe) is out on a prison break, and has a new heist planned that could be worth millions. With the help of bankroller Emmerich (Louis Calhern) and tough-guy Handley (Sterling Hayden), they’ll pull off a fantastic heist – but getting away with the money will be the real problem.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

2 Days in the Valley

Get out your small chirpy dogs and minute-stopwatches, we're reviewing 2 Days in the Valley!

During their two days in the Valley, a cast of colorful characters (including hitmen, washed-up directors, detectives, Olympic skiers, and barking dogs) get into some seedy business as they all cross paths. Who will make it out of the Valley alive?

Friday, March 14, 2014

Mr. Peabody and Sherman

Get out your time machines and togas, we're reviewing Mr. Peabody and Sherman!

Mr. Peabody (Ty Burrell) adopts a boy, Sherman (Max Charles), and together they have wondrous adventures through time. But when Sherman gets into a conflict with a schoolmate, Penny (Aeriel Winter), they'll have to travel back in time to save her and fix the time stream!

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

300: Rise of an Empire

Get out your stout wooden ships and rock hard Athenian abs, we're reviewing 300: Rise of an Empire!

King Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and all of Persia are threatening to conquer all of Athens, with his ruthless general Artemesia (Eva Green) invading with her naval fleet. It's up to Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) to rally Greece to come together as one nation and push the Persian army back!

Friday, March 7, 2014

Robocop Trilogy

Get out your thigh pistols and jetpacks, we're watching the Robocop trilogy!

Alex Murphy was a model cop who was brutally gunned down and then rebuilt from the ground up as the new cyborg Robocop! 

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Sketched TV: Almost Human

Get out your robot cops and cyborg legs, we're reviewing Almost Human!

In the future, John Kennex(Karl Urban) is a detective who generally hates robots and technology. And people. Mostly everything. When an "accident" destroys his robot partner, he's assigned an older model, Dorian(Michael Ealy), that is programmed to have emotions like a human.  Can they put aside their quibbling and work together as a team?