Sunday, August 14, 2011

Day #21,788

Movie Rewatch: Let Us Live (1939, John Brahm)
This one looked awfully familiar - I'd seen it just 3 years ago! Henry Fonda is happy-go-lucky until they convict him of a crime he didn't commit and lock him up on death row. That makes him grouchy!

Movie #1771: Make-Out With Violence (2008, Deagol Brothers)

It's a kid's movie. Would kids like it? The producers think so: they've thrown every possible thing that could possibly appeal to teens into this one. It's a mess!

Movie #1772: Shortbus (2006, John Cameron Mitchell)

Sook Yin "MuchMusic" Lee

You never know what you'll find if you look way in the back of the Netflix closet.
Here we have another "fiction" film without a plot. Normally, those are called documentaries. This one would have been much better as a documentary. The credits admit that the film was based on the lives of the performers in the film. So, why not go all the way and tell the truth?

Movie #1773: Seven Were Saved (1947, William H Pine)

Watched this one because Maxwell Shane was the scriptwriter. This guy has written/directed some fine crime dramas before. However, this is just a rescue at sea film with cast of characters in a lifeboat interacting with each other. OK but nothing special.

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