Character actor Michael Shannon has been nominated for his second Oscar for his role in the 2016 thriller Nocturnal Animals. "No Small Parts" takes a look at some of the other characters he's played in the past.
Once Upon a Midnight Scary is an episode of some TV series (I guess) that I've never heard of. I saw it because Vincent Price is in it. The film runs for less than forty five minutes, and it's an omnibus. This made me worry before I even started watching it; how can a forty five minute film possibly provide three tales of terror? Well...I guess that telling tales wasn't exactly this film's intention; and instead what we get is truncated versions of classic stories. It's actually rather weird because they're not complete stories; mostly just a couple of scenes from each book, and then Vincent Price tells us to read the book that each tale is based on. It's almost like the whole point of this film is to sell books! Anyway, for my fellow Vincent Price fans; I've got to say that this is a disappointment. He's only the narrator of the wraparound story and he's barely in the film at all. He also looks dishevelled and bored; and I don't blame him because that's how I looked by the time it finished; which fortunately wasn't a long time after it started. Anyway...watching this was really pointless, and I wouldn't recommend anyone else bothers to see it.
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