Tag Archive: mystery

The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966) – Review

When it comes to blending genres comedy and scares go hand in hand beautifully, the Abbott and Costello monster movies for Universal Pictures being classic examples of this, and it was in 1966 that Universal Pictures once again dove into…
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The Oakdale Affair: Edgar Rice Burroughs – Book Review

Originally under the working title Bridge and the Oskaloosa Kid this book is one of the few contemporary thrillers by Burroughs, a partial sequel to the much loved The Mucker, and was published in Blue Book Magazine in March of…
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The Hateful Eight (2015) – Review

“It was Tarantino, in the cabin, with the revolver.” In what is basically a western whodunit Quentin Tarantino collects a group of rather unpleasant characters, plops them in an Agatha Christie And Then There Were None plot line, adds expletives…
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The Deputy Sheriff of Comanche County: Edgar Rice Burroughs – Book Review

Edgar Rice Burroughs wrote only four westerns and The Deputy Sheriff of Comanche County was the last of them. It was published in the pages of Thrilling Adventures magazine and illustrated by his son John Coleman Burroughs. What makes this…
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