My Favorite Robert Wise Films

* * * * (Out of * * * *) 1.   The Set-Up (1949) 2.   The Haunting (1963) 3.   The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) 4.   The Curse of the Cat People (1944) 5.   The Body Snatcher (1945) * * * 1/2 (Out of * * * *) 1. […]

Moviedrome Mondays: The Andromeda Strain (1971) and Fiend Without a Face (1958)

Series 7 of Moviedrome opens with a double bill consisting of two science-fiction films – one is a Hollywood product and the other was financed independently. The Andromeda Strain (1971) I would like to give a special shout-out to Steve (click here to view his youtube channel), a loyal visitor to this site. A month […]

John Charet’s Favorite Horror Films of All-Time

Hey there dear readers 🙂 Before I say anything else, let me say that I am aware that some television episodes of horror items are missing and I intend to periodically update this list to include them when I am not so busy. I put this list together fast that is why. Also, I have […]

John Charet’s Take On: Cat People (1942)

Warning: This review contains potential spoilers. If you have not seen the film yet, I suggest you read no further. In a desperate attempt to recoup from the back-to-back costly failures recently brought on by legendary director Orson Welles twin masterpieces of Citizen Kane and The Magnificent Ambersons, newly hired RKO Pictures executive Vice President […]

My 234 Favorite Directors of All-Time (Alphabetical Order)

Chantal Akerman Robert Aldrich Woody Allen Pedro Almodovar Robert Altman Paul Thomas Anderson Wes Anderson Roy Andersson Kenneth Anger Michelangelo Antonioni Dario Argento Noah Baumbach Mario Bava Jacques Becker Ingmar Bergman Bernardo Bertolucci Kathryn Bigelow Brad Bird  Budd Boetticher Peter Bogdanovich Bong Joon-ho Frank Borzage Robert Bresson Albert Brooks Luis Bunuel Charles Burnett Donald Cammell […]

John Charet’s Take On: Nashville (1975)

Warning: The following review contains potential spoilers. If you have not yet seen Nashville, I would strongly advise you readers to not read any further. If you are interested in the film, please check it out first and then read this review. Why do I say this? The reason is because it is such a complex […]

John Charet’s Take On: Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Warning: The following review contains potential spoilers. If you have not seen the film yet, than I strongly advise to not go any further. Filmed in black-and-white on a low-budget reportedly consisting of $114,000 dollars, Night of the Living Dead proved to be a success with both audiences, and eventually critics nationwide. In addition to all of […]