Adventures of Prince Achmed, The (1926)

[Note: The following review is of a non-Guide for the Film Fanatic title; click here to read more.] “Where is the magic lamp?” Synopsis: Prince Achmed accidentally trades his sister to a wicked magician in exchange for a flying horse, who takes him to the island of Wak-Wak, where he falls in love with a […]

London After Midnight (1927)

[Note: The following review is of a non-Peary title; click here to read more.] “Honest, Sir James — they’re dead people from the grave! Vampires is what they are!” Synopsis: A detective (Lon Chaney) tries to help solve the mysterious death of a man found shot with a suicide note. Five years later, when the […]

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977)

[Note: The following review is of a non-Peary title; click here to read more.] “I like him. He treats me like I’m a real person.” Synopsis: A mentally disturbed teenager (Kathleen Quinlan) is placed by her concerned parents (Ben Piazza and Lorraine Gary) in an asylum, where she works with a compassionate psychologist (Bibi Andersson) […]

I’ll Cry Tomorrow (1955)

[Note: The following review is of a non-Peary title; click here to read more.] “I’m the looking glass you created to see yourself in!” Synopsis: Raised for a life in show business by her overbearing mother (Jo Van Fleet), Lillian Roth (Susan Hayward) finds fleeting fame in Hollywood but descends into alcoholism while suffering through […]

Calamity Jane (1953)

[Note: The following review is of a non-Guide for the Film Fanatic title; click here to read more.] “Looks like Calamity’s been holding out on us, carrying concealed weapons.”

Legend (1985)

“As long as unicorns rule the earth, evil can never come to the pure of heart.” [Note: The following review is of a non-Peary title; click here to read more.] Synopsis: A young forest dweller (Tom Cruise) shows the girl he loves (Mia Sara) where the world’s last unicorns are, accidentally unleashing a battle with […]

Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

[Note: The following review is of a non-Peary title; click here to read more.] “A man never trifles with gals who carry rifles — oh, you can’t get a man with a gun.” Synopsis: A scraggly sharpshooter named Annie Oakley (Betty Hutton) becomes famous in the Wild West Show put on by Buffalo Bill Cody […]

Send Me No Flowers (1964)

“That’s one heck of a guy you’ve got there, Judy. When they made George Kimball, they threw away the mold!” [Note: The following review is of a non-Peary title; click here to read more.] Synopsis: A hypochondriac (Rock Hudson) mistakenly believes his doctor (Edward Andrews) has determined that he only has three weeks left to […]

Towering Inferno, The (1974)

[Note: The following review is of a non-Peary title; click here to read more.] “For what it’s worth, architect, this is one building I figured would never burn.” Synopsis: A fire chief (Steve McQueen) collaborates with the architect (Paul Newman) of a burning high-rise to help save the hundreds of people inside. Genres: Disaster Flicks […]

Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman (1947)

[Note: The following review is of a non-Peary title; click here to read more.] “I can’t keep her away from the stuff if she’s determined to get at it!” Synopsis: An aspiring singer (Susan Hayward) gives up her career for marriage, then suffers from jealousy and despondency — fueled by alcohol — when her husband […]