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  • Skip the Maloo!

    Skip the Maloo!

    ★★½

    Charley Chase plays the Duke of Chasewick who is hired by an unknowing father to play the Duke of Chasewick. Back at the house the Duke falls for the man's daughter and soon she learns the truth and they decide to play a prank on dad.

    SKIP THE MALOO! is certainly far from a classic film but at the same time there are a good number of laughs that make it worth sitting through. The highlight of the film is…

  • One of the Smiths

    One of the Smiths

    ★★½

    Charley Chase is a representative for a manufacturer of instruments who is sent to a small redneck town to investigate why sales have dropped. Once there he pretends to be the long lost son of a local but soon the people begin to catch on.

    ONE OF THE SMITHS certainly isn't one of my favorite Chase shorts but there are enough interesting moments to make it worth sitting through. This one here clocks in at 26-minutes, which is a tad…

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  • Death Proof

    Death Proof

    ★★★★

    This is my first time watching this outside of the double feature GRINDHOUSE and I personally think the film works better on its own. Outside the lap dance sequence I really couldn't pick out any of the new footage, which is a good thing as it meant the film played very well throughout.

    The dialogue, which has been a rod of controversy, is very well written and I think in the first half it's a lot of fun. Yes, we've…

  • Something Good - Negro Kiss

    Something Good - Negro Kiss

    ★★★★

    When the Library of Congress released their list of twenty-five films to be included in the National Film Registry there were many familiar titles and then there was this thirty-second film from 1898. If you're familiar with movies from this era or if you're familiar with the race movies that would gain popularity during the 1920s then you'll realize that this here is something special.

    The film has a black man and woman kissing, doing a dance and just smiling…