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Secrets of the French Police (1932)

RKO’s Pre-Code Secrets of the French Police (1932) proves that sensationalist, exploitative pulp was passing itself off as authentic crime procedural decades before the modern TV incarnations. The film, produced by David O. Selznick and directed by A. Edward Sutherland … Continue reading

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The Fly II (1989)

If it had been made in the 1950’s, undoubtedly The Fly II (1989) would have been called “Son of the Fly.” Picking up on the only thread left dangling from David Cronenberg’s The Fly (1986), Veronica Quaife (now played by … Continue reading

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