1931’s Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde is startling, distressing stuff

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Mr Hyde rev

This classic Throwback Thursday film is one of the most sinister and alarming of Hollywood’s pre-code era.

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The Half-Naked Truth is this: It isn’t even passably funny

Thursday, January 30, 2014
The Half-Naked Truth Velez Tracy rev rev

The “naked truth” about this 1932 Throwback Thursday comedy? It’s for fans of Lupe Velez and Frank Morgan (and, possibly, Lee Tracy) only.

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Downstairs: There’s nothing chaste in this kick of a Hollywood oldie

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Downstairs John Gilbert rev

WowZah! Does the sexual innuendo and overt monkey business ever run rampant in this delicious pre-code Hollywood black and white!

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