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The Bad Seed (1956) Review


Excellent
Every mother believes her child is an angel, no matter how badly behaved they are.

Such is the simple reality behind The Bad Seed, a classic pseudo-camp horror classic that, with its companion film Village of the Damned, pretty much convinced the world that little blonde kids are evil.

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Somebody Up There Likes Me Review


Good
Rocky Graziano was more of a brawler than a boxer, and this film (based on his autobiography) dutifully chronicles his development from street hood to army scofflaw to amateur boxer to mob target. Whew! Graziano is single-dimensionally played by an underwhelming Paul Newman in one of his first film roles, here lacking the nuance he'd give to tough guys in films like Hud and Cool Hand Luke, both of which run rings around this straightforward and simplistic biopic.

Somebody Up There Likes Me Review


Good
Rocky Graziano was more of a brawler than a boxer, and this film (based on his autobiography) dutifully chronicles his development from street hood to army scofflaw to amateur boxer to mob target. Whew! Graziano is single-dimensionally played by an underwhelming Paul Newman in one of his first film roles, here lacking the nuance he'd give to tough guys in films like Hud and Cool Hand Luke, both of which run rings around this straightforward and simplistic biopic.

The Bad Seed (1956) Review


Excellent
Every mother believes her child is an angel, no matter how badly behaved they are.

Such is the simple reality behind The Bad Seed, a classic pseudo-camp horror classic that, with its companion film Village of the Damned, pretty much convinced the world that little blonde kids are evil.

Continue reading: The Bad Seed (1956) Review

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