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Hell’s Half Acre (1954)

Directed by John H. Auer, this Noir effort featuring Wendell Corey was quick to remind me that the Massachusetts born […]

The Glove (1979)

“I don’t catch baseballs anymore. I catch bail skippers.” It’s cult favorite, John Saxon, delivering that line in this low […]

Seven Thieves (1960)

While it’s true Eli Wallach never got to be a member of the Seven in the now classic John Sturges […]

October 2019 In Review

Bottom line. October is a good excuse to start combing the shelves here in the movie room at Mike’s Take […]

Day of the Animals (1977)

Brando’s Halloween Pick … aka …. Something Is Out There … aka … Future Animals A fine choice from my […]

Island of Terror (1966)

Genre favorite Terence Fischer directed this sci-fi thriller at Pinewood Studios that features a silly plot and laughably cheesy creatures […]

Murder, He Says (1945)

Supposedly Fred MacMurray stepped in to this eerie tale of backwoods madness as a Bob Hope substitute over at Paramount […]

The Disembodied (1957)

Voodoo rituals and a writhing Allison Hayes moving to the beat of the drums? Damned if I’m not about to […]

Edge of Eternity (1959)

With Don Siegel directing there’s one thing we can be assured of and that’s an opening scene that grabs you […]

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Counterpoint (1968)

Far from the blood and guts battles we are accustomed to seeing in big screen depictions built around WW2 with […]

Farewell Friend (1968)

aka … Adieu l’ami On the subject of movies if you ask me to name something or more specifically someone […]

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Kangaroo (1952)

Brando’s Pick of the Month Carrying on with the theme of movies starring or featuring animals in the title leads […]

Francis The Talking Mule (1949)

Brando’s Pick of the Month This Universal International production from house director Arthur Lubin launched the unlikely comedy of duo […]

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… All The Marbles (1981)

For this edition of the Video Store Action Heroes that sees yours truly costarring right alongside The Cinema Monolith, The […]

Hangar 18 (1980)

We’re Back! The Video Store Action Heroes have once again turned the clock back to simpler times when we’d all […]

Uncommon Valor (1983)

Well before Chuck Norris’ Braddock and Sly Stallone’s Rambo decided to go back to Vietnam and rescue the men left […]

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The Badlanders (1958)

This article on The Badlanders was published in The Dark Pages celebration on the film The Asphalt Jungle. Read on […]

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Film Books We Rely On

Making her debut on camera for a live take, I am joined by Kristina Dijan who operates the wonderful and […]

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September 2019 In Review

Canada’s beloved Blue Jays wrapped up their season as September wound down and with that I guess I’ll watch the […]

August 2019 In Review

Along came summer holidays and there they went…. The everchanging seasons here in Canada. But that doesn’t stop yours truly […]

July in Review 2019

So much to do once the summer time comes and aside from working a day job, watching baseball games and […]

June 2019 In Review

With a trip to the Monster Bash down in Mars, Pennsylvania during the month of June I was sure to […]

Circus World (1964)

This Henry Hathaway directed feature for big budget specialist, Samuel Bronston, is surely the rarest of all John Wayne films […]

Counterpoint (1968)

Far from the blood and guts battles we are accustomed to seeing in big screen depictions built around WW2 with […]

The Phantom of the Opera (1962)

Following the revival of Universal Studios’ Frankenstein, Dracula, The Mummy and the Wolfman, Hammer Studios, turned to Gaston Leroux’s Phantom […]

Murder, He Says (1945)

Supposedly Fred MacMurray stepped in to this eerie tale of backwoods madness as a Bob Hope substitute over at Paramount […]

Farewell Friend (1968)

aka … Adieu l’ami On the subject of movies if you ask me to name something or more specifically someone […]

September 2019 In Review

Canada’s beloved Blue Jays wrapped up their season as September wound down and with that I guess I’ll watch the […]

August 2019 In Review

Along came summer holidays and there they went…. The everchanging seasons here in Canada. But that doesn’t stop yours truly […]

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