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Gilbert Speaks On “The Autopsy of Jane Doe”

21 Nov

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I recently watched a film that although I’m a lover of horror films, scared the bejeebers out of me. “The Autopsy of Jane Doe” is touted as an American supernatural horror film, but it was so much more. The film touched a nerve with this ole ghost investigator. To find out why this film made it into the coveted “Granny’s Insomnia Theatre” meet me after the jump. Continue reading

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Gilbert Speaks On “Hugo”

14 Nov

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There are films that capture your very soul. These magical films are rare, so when I have the pleasure of watching a film like “Hugo” then I am obligated to share the good news to everyone. It’s not a new film, and I’ve watched it multiple times. Did Hugo make it to Granny’s Insomnia Theatre? Oh yeah, baby. Oh yeah! Meet me after the jump. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks On “A Cure for Wellness”

10 Nov

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I love psychological thrillers, and “A Cure for Wellness” has it all: an incest obsessed Baron; a spa that boasts water with mysterious curative powers, slimy eels, and a Wall Street business deal gone wrong. Did this squeamish tale make it into Granny’s Insomnia Theatre? Find out after the jump. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks On “The Sissi Trilogy”

24 Oct

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I’m not sure why Ernst Marischka’s 1955 film, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, kept me so totally engrossed, but it did. I’m not even sure why I stayed up through the night to watch the succeeding two films starring Romy Schneider in the leading role as the Princess Elisabeth, but I did. There are some films that grab hold of your imagination without warning. Sometimes it’s because of the plot, and sometimes, it’s because of the cast. How did Empress Elisabeth of Austria make into my Granny’s Insomnia Theatre? Find out after the jump. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks On Films: The Shack, The Red Turtle, Maggie

11 Oct

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Yes, my dear followers, I am serving up a tasty dish of reviews of three different films that I watched over this past weekend. All three have won the honor of being included in “Granny’s Insomnia Theatre” collection. Each has its own special message. So what does God have to do with animation or zombies? Find out after the jump. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour”

9 Aug

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In the good ole days, we boomers enjoyed the best of television’s outstanding programing with shows like Twilight Zone, Outer Limits and the Alfred Hitchcock Hour. There are certain episodes from all three series that have squirreled their way into my memory. There is one in particular that may have sparked my obsession with the paranormal genre. Where does the Woodbine Twineth? You’ll need to follow closely to learn. Meet me after the jump. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “Contracted”

7 Aug

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When I do too much running around, my immune system crashes, and I need to spend an entire day doing nothing…except watching shows that I’d normally not have time or the inclination to watch. Flipping through the stations, I came upon a film called Contracted. I was curious about the title and decided to watch. Did it meet my expectations? Grab a condom and meet me after the jump. Continue reading