Tag Archives: Warner Archive

Where’s Barnabas? The Vampire-Free NIGHT OF DARK SHADOWS (1971)

Fans of the original Dark Shadows have a complicated relationship with NIGHT OF DARK SHADOWS (1971), the rarely seen second film based on the popular supernatural soap opera. And that’s unfortunate, because NIGHT OF DARK SHADOWS, which is now available … Continue reading

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Esther Williams – The Wonder Woman of the 1950s

Sometimes pop culture passions of past and present converge in unexpected and serendipitous ways. This happened to me on a recent Saturday night when I watched Wonder Woman with Lynda Carter on the nostalgia-themed Me-TV network, followed by JUPITER’S DARLING … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Lives Again with Warner Archive

I know I’m in the right room when an audience cheers for Space Ghost. That’s what happened on Saturday at New York Comic Con, when Warner Archive podcasters Matt Patterson and D.W. Ferranti joined comic book writer Danny Fingeroth and … Continue reading

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WOMEN IN BONDAGE (1943) from Warner Archive: Hitler Wants Your Baby!

If Lifetime had made movies during World War II, they might have resembled WOMEN IN BONDAGE (1943), a heavy-handed hybrid of soap opera, war movie, and women-in-prison picture from Poverty Row powerhouse Monogram. This rarely seen programmer recently made its … Continue reading

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SAFE IN HELL (1931) from Warner Archive: When it Comes to Pre-Code, Seeing is Believing

“Black & white movies are so boring and fake,” a co-worker once said to me, with an accompanying look of disgust usually afforded to those who belch audibly in public places. In my younger days, I might have taken the … Continue reading

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