Mystery Category

Posted On September 26, 2016By Fabrizio BenattiIn Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

Carnival of Souls (1962)

Mary Henry is enjoying the day by riding around in a car with two friends. When challenged to a drag, the women accept, but are forced off of a bridge. It appears that all are drowned, until Mary, quite some time later, amazingly emerges from the river. After recovering, Mary accepts a job in a new town as a church organist, only to be dogged by a mysterious phantom figure that seems to reside in an old run-down pavilion. It is here that Mary must confront the personal demons ofRead More

Posted On November 19, 2015By TilIn Drama, Horror, Mystery

Last Woman on Earth (1960)

Ev, along with her husband, Harold, and their lawyer friend Martin, are swimming while on vacation in Puerto Rico. When they resurface, they gradually conclude that an unexplained, temporary interruption of oxygen has killed everyone on the island… maybe even the world! (Plot summary by Kim Williams)   Director: Writer: Editor: Anthony Carras 90to5 Editor: 90to5 Editor Website: – 90to5 Editor Bio: –     Public voting 2015 has ended        Read More

Posted On November 10, 2015By TilIn Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Fast and the Furious (1955)

A man wrongly imprisoned for murder breaks out of jail. He wants to clear his name, but with the police pursuing him, he’s forced to take a beautiful young woman, driving a fast sports car, hostage and slip into a cross-border sports car race to try to make it to Mexico before the police get him. (Plot summary by frankfob2@yahoo.com)   Director: Writer: Editor: Edward Sampson 90to5 Editor: 90to5 Editor Website: colonopenbracket.co.uk 90to5 Editor Bio: Currently an Assistant Editor at WhitehousePost, London. (www.whitehousepost.com) I really enjoyed this as an editingRead More

Posted On October 26, 2015By TilIn Crime, Horror, Mystery

Satan’s School for Girls (1973)

Elizabeth Sayers enrolls at Salem’s School for Girls, her dead sister’s alma mater, in Salem, Mass. to investigate why her sister, Martha, was mysteriously hanging from a 12-foot ceiling beam at the girls’ West Coast home. (Plot summary by LA-Lawyer)   Director: Writer: Editor: Brian Brunette, Allan Jacobs 90to5 Editor: 90to5 Editor Website: – 90to5 Editor Bio: –   What do you get when you cross producer Aaron Spelling, future Charlie’s Angel Kate Jackson, and Mephistopheles? Well, Satan’s School For Girls, that’s what; a vintage 1970s made-for-TV ‘horror’ film. WhatRead More

Posted On October 23, 2015By TilIn Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Deep Red (1975)

A psychic who can read minds picks up the thoughts of a murderer in the audience and soon becomes a victim. An English pianist gets involved in solving the murders, but finds many of his avenues of inquiry cut off by new murders, and he begins to wonder how the murderer can track his movements so closely. (Plot summary by Ed Sutton)   Director: Writer: Editor: Franco Fraticelli 90to5 Editor: 90to5 Editor Website: Massimo on Facebook 90to5 Editor Bio: –   Welcome to the terrifying masterpiece of Dario Argento. —Read More
Picture of The Lady Vanishes (1951)

Posted On November 21, 2014By TilIn Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Iris Henderson has been holidaying in Mandrika, a small European country, and decides to return to London. Just prior to her departure she meets and befriend the elderly Miss Froy, a governess who will be traveling on the same train. Once aboard they share the same compartment and go to the dining car for tea. A short later while however, Iris is not only unable to locate Miss Froy but no one will even admit to having seen her. She’s convinced there is a conspiracy but Dr, Hartz suggests sheRead More
Picture of And Then There Were None (1945)

Posted On November 18, 2014By TilIn Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

And Then There Were None (1945)

Ten people are invited for a weekend on an island by a Mr U. N. Own, but he isn’t on the island. At dinner a record is played, by that all the people are accused of murder, suddenly the first of them is dead, then the next.It seems to be that one of them is the murderer Mr. U. N. Own, but the person in suspect is always the person who is murdered next. At last only two people seem to be left. (Plot summary written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>)Read More

Posted On November 15, 2014By TilIn Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Mystery

Quicksand (1950)

Motor mechanic Dan Brady lacks funds for a heavy date with new waitress Vera, the type whose life’s ambition is a fur coat; so he embezzles twenty dollars from his employer. To make up the shortage, he goes in debt for a hundred. Thereafter, every means he tries to get out of trouble only gets him deeper into crime, while everyone he meets is out for what they can get. (Plot summary written by Written by Rod Crawford – puffinus@u.washington.edu) Director: Irving Pichel Writer: Robert Smith Editor: Walter Thompson 90to5Read More