Night of the Living Dead

“Night of the Living Dead” is an American independent horror and cult film directed by George A. Romero and starring Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea and Karl Hardman. It premiered on October 1, 1968, and was completed on a US$114,000 budget. After decades of cinematic re-releases, the film ultimately became a financial success, grossing $12 million …

Last Woman on Earth (1960) [Science Fiction] [Horror]

“Last Woman on Earth” is an American science-fiction film produced and directed by Roger Corman. It tells the story of three survivors of a mysterious apocalypse which appears to have wiped out all human life on earth. The screenplay is by Robert Towne, who also appears in the film billed as “Edward Wain”. Harold Gern …

So’s Your Aunt Emma! (1942) [Comedy] [Crime]

“So’s Your Aunt Emma!” is a 1942 American film directed by Jean Yarbrough. The film is also known as “Meet the Mob”. — Directed by Jean Yarbrough, Produced by Lindsley Parsons (producer) and Barney A. Sarecky (associate producer), written by George Bricker (writer), Edmond Kelso (writer) and Harry Hervey (story “Aunt Emma Paints the Town”), …

Meet John Doe (1941) [Comedy]

“Meet John Doe” is a 1941 American comedy drama film directed and produced by Frank Capra, and starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck. The film is about a “grassroots” political campaign created unwittingly by a newspaper columnist and pursued by a wealthy businessman. It became a box office hit and was nominated for an Academy …

Bubbling Over (1934) [Comedy]

“Bubbling Over” is a 1934 American musical comedy short film directed by Leigh Jason. Samson Peabody is the janitor in an apartment building where he and his wife Ethel live with a large crowd of Samson’s freeloading relatives. When more relatives come to stay, Ethel throws them out. A scheming occupant of the building reads …

Attack Of The Giant Leeches (1959) [Science Fiction] [Horror]

“Attack of the Giant Leeches” is a low-budget 1959 Science Fiction film from American International Pictures. It was directed by Bernard L. Kowalski, produced by Gene Corman, and the screenplay was written by Leo Gordon. The film is in black and white, and runs for 62 minutes. It was one of a spate of monster …

The Stranger (1946) [Film Noir]

“The Stranger” (1946) is an American film noir directed by Orson Welles and starring Welles, Edward G. Robinson, and Loretta Young. The film was based on an Oscar-nominated screenplay written by Victor Trivas. Sam Spiegel was the film’s producer, and the film’s musical score is by BronisÅ‚aw Kaper. It is believed that this is the …

The Chase (1946) [Film Noir]

The Chase (1946) is an American film noir, shot in black and white, directed by Arthur Ripley. The screenplay (adapted by Philip Yordan) is based on the Cornell Woolrich novel The Black Path of Fear. This dream-like film noir is about Chuck Scott (Robert Cummings), a World War II vet now a penniless drifter tormented …