Seconds (1966) & Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949) Reviews

I’ve decided to give October Horror Month a try again after skipping it last year. So I will be re-posting reviews of the horror & psychological thriller movies I’ve watched in the past two years.

Today’s reblog is my review of the 1966 very Twilight-Zone-Like John Frankenheimer film Seconds. (Reviewed with a classic non-horror movie also worth a watch. Although that one does involve murder, so isn’t totally out of place for October…). 🙂

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I have my May Roundup post ready but ended up with two more reviews that were a bit too long for a “summary” post. So here are two final quick reviews of movies I watched in May before I post the full list of 26 movies tomorrow.

Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949)

Directed by Robert Hamer

Based on Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal by Roy Horniman

Starring: Valerie Hobson, Dennis Price, Joan Greenwood, Alec Guinness

Plot Synopsis: (via IMDb)
A distant poor relative of the Duke D’Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.

My Opinion:

This was a fun film. I don’t really have any experience at all with the classic Ealing Studios films (I think this is my first?). I have an excuse, I suppose, as I didn’t grow…

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11 thoughts on “Seconds (1966) & Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949) Reviews

  1. The first time I ever watched Seconds it was on some late night ‘old movie’ channel. I loved it but I loved by myself and it depressed me. Later on that same channel I watched something called The Swimmer’ with Burt Lancaster. Seen that????

    #nedmerrill

  2. Pingback: the swimmer (1968) (part 1) – film miasma

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