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Movie Review: Pillow of Death (1945)

Synopsis: Attorney Wayne Fletcher is rumored to be having an affair with his secretary Donna Kincaid. So, when his wife, Vivian, is found murdered, he becomes the primary suspect. However, while he had the most to gain from her death, a suspicious psychic, a stalker and a houseful of eccentric family members complicates the investigation, especially when there are other deaths.
You can read my review here: https://wizzley.com/movie-review-pillow-of-death-1945/

The Andy Griffith Show Episode Review: The Cow Thief (1962)

Synopsis: When a thief manages to steal two cows and Andy (Andy Griffith) has no leads, an impatient Mayor Stoner (Parley Baer) decides to bring in an investigator from the state capital. The investigator (Ralph Bell) is convinced there is a team of thieves stealing the cows. However, Andy forms his own theory and devises a plan to catch the lone thief.
You can read my review here: https://wizzley.com/the-andy-griffith-show-episode-review-the-cow-thief-1962/

Movie Review: Night of the Demons (1988)

Synopsis: A group of teenagers throw a Halloween party at an abandoned funeral parlor and predictably encounter supernatural activity. As the demonic entities begin their rampage, the teenagers realize the creatures can't be stopped on Halloween night and they must, instead, find a way to survive until morning.
You can read my review here: https://wizzley.com/movie-review-night-of-the-demons-1988/

Movie Review: The Car (1977)

Synopsis: A small desert town is terrorized by an indestructible black sedan with no driver. When the local sheriff is killed, Chief Deputy Wade Parent must figure out a way to stop the vehicle, which is apparently possessed by an evil spirit. As the body count rises, he must pull out all stops and put his own life on the line in and effort to end its killing spree.
You can read my review here: https://wizzley.com/movie-review-the-car-1977/

I Started Watching Historical Roasts on Netflix

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I was intrigued by the concept and, since my wife and daughters are out of town, decided to check it out. I have to admit, I'm actually pretty impressed.


I love how the show manages to pay respect to historical figures like Abraham Lincoln (Bob Saget) and Anne Frank (Rachel Feinstein), educate the viewer about the people are being roasted (as well as the historical guest roasters) and still manage to slip in a bit of comedy and the occasional inspirational message.

Another thing I love about this is the way it doesn't completely ignore the guests' faults. Watching Harriett Tubman (Yamaneika Saunders) tear into Lincoln and talk about how he gets all the credit for freeing the slaves when people like her were risking their lives, for example, was pretty awesome and did have me wanting to learn more about her.

Even the historical bad guys like Adolf Hitler (Gilbert Gottfried) and John Wilkes Booth (John Stamos) get a chance to say their piece as roasters, though with a much m…

Movie Review: Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958)

Synopsis: Driving through the desert after a fight with her adulterous husband, wealthy heiress Nancy Archer encounters a spaceship and a 30-foot alien. However, partly because of her history of drinking and mental illness, her report isn't taken seriously. Fearing she will once again be institutionalized, she forces her husband to accompany her in search of the craft. When they find it and the alien once again grabs for her, her husband flees and leaves her for dead. She survives but her exposure to the spaceship causes her to grow to gigantic proportions and, when she wakes up, she uses her new enlarged size to get revenge on her husband.
You can read my review here: https://wizzley.com/movie-review-attack-of-the-50-foot-woman-1958/

Movie Review: Strangers on a Train (1951)

Synopsis: While traveling home by train, a successful amateur tennis player and aspiring politician shares a drink with a man he just met and is offered an opportunity to have his adulterous wife murdered in exchange for killing the other man's father. He chooses not to go along with the plan but, the stranger murders his wife anyway and threatens to frame him if he doesn't follow through with his end of the deal.
You can read my review here: https://wizzley.com/movie-review-strangers-on-a-train-1951/