Monday, January 10, 2022


Curse of the Black Widow (1977) Private eye looks into female killer who has a habit of webbing her victims. Not top-tier Dan Curtis, but still enjoyable TV fare. TIL: Aided by arachnids in his escape from pagan persecutors, St. Felix of Nola is now the patron saint of spiders.

Sing A New Song: David Bowie - Toy (2021) Old guy has a pleasant visit with songs he wrote as a youth. Don't let the horrid cover dissuade you, it's all perfectly nice. Laudable Lyrics: The homeward road is long, you've left your prayers and song, silly boy blue.


Steven Arellano Rose Jr. said...

I was never a TV-movie person, but Curse of the Black Widow is one of the few exceptions. It's weird, has good suspense and irony and the detective is funny. I read somewhere that the script had originally been written for a Kolchak: The Night Stalker episode that was never used. I can see the similarity in style between the TV show and movie.

EegahInc said...

That makes total sense if it was a Kolchak script. Definitely has the same vibe. Now that makes me want to go back and watch that show again.