EFC II #191 – The Seventh Victim (1943)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#191 – The Seventh Victim (1943)
Dir. Mark Robson
Starring: Kim Hunter, Tom Conway, Jean Brooks, Isabel Jewell, Evelyn Brent, Orford Gage, Ben Bard

The one hundred and ninety-first installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, another Val Lewton produced film noir horror tale, The Seventh Victim.

Recorded in October 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: No, not quite, it fell apart just a tad towards the third act, but I enjoyed it very much. The buildup was just far more interesting than the payoff.

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EFC II #182 – I Walked with a Zombie (1943)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#182 – I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
Dir. Jacques Tourneur
Starring: Frances Dee, Tom Conway, James Ellison, Edith Barrett, James Bell, Christine Gordon, Theresa Harris

The one hundred and eighty-second installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, another creepy horror flick from Jacques Tourneur, I Walked with a Zombie.

Recorded in September 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Not quite. Almost, but it’s a very atmospheric and well executed film that I enjoyed quite a lot.

EFC II #178 – Fires Were Started (1943)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#178 – Fires Were Started (1943)
Dir. Humphrey Jennings
Starring: George Gravett, Phillip Wilson-Dickson, Fred Griffiths, Loris Rey, Johnny Houghton, T.P. Smith, John Barker

The one hundred and seventy-eighth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Humphrey Jennings naturalistic portrait of London firemen during the Blitz, Fires Were Started.

Recorded in September 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Definitely, a naturalistic, documentary-esque look at London firemen during the Blitz. Almost required viewing in my eyes.