DrHorrorGeek

DrHorrorGeek

I love movies, with a special fondness for horror and film noir.

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  • Out of the Past

    Out of the Past

    ★★★★★

    One of the greatest noir movies of all time. I love every aspect of the film. The cast is incredible. Scenes with Mitchum and Douglas spark with tension and Jane Greer smoulders as the femme fatale. Jacques Tourneur, one of my favorite directors, expertly leads us through this tangled web of power, lust, and betrayal and sends us careening towards the appropriately nihilistic ending. This film took my breath away the first time I saw it, and I adore it on every re-watching.

  • Cathy's Curse

    Cathy's Curse

    ★★★

    What a bonkers film! Mostly bonkers in a fun way, but still bonkers. This canuxploitation film has elements of the Exorcist, the Omen, Carrie, and the Bad Seed. When titular little girl Cathy and her parents move into her deceased aunt's home, strange things begin to happen. Cathy is... I guess... possessed by her aunt? Or the creepy doll she found is possessed? Or something... The girl playing young Cathy does a good job alternating between cute and creepy and…