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Mansion of the Doomed (1976)

In classic Bela Lugosi fashion from his Monogram Pictures era, Richard Basehart, much like Bela has a personal stake at hand playing […]

Why Horror? Why Not?

It’s that time of year again when I’m about to embark on a scare filled run of horror films and […]

Lord Love a Duck (1966)

I’m under the impression that this George Axelrod directed feature is something of a black comedy/cult favorite. While that may […]

C.C. & Company (1970)

Jumping or perhaps riding in to the cinema of the motorcycle gang is footballer Joe Namath with the help of […]

One Foot In Hell (1960)

Far from what one might expect, this Fox western in Cinemascope casts screen favorite Alan Ladd in what might be […]

A*P*E (1976)

If Dino De Laurentiis can present a full scale remake of 1933’s classic, King Kong, than surely writer/producer/director, Paul Leder, […]

September 2017 in Review

In between discovering the TV show Impractical Jokers and subsequently watching a series of episodes with Number 1 and 2 […]

I Bury The Living (1958)

One might easily assume after watching this Albert Band chiller that it must have been meant for Vincent Price. I’m […]

Eat My Dust (1976)

While Ron Howard did not direct this Roger Corman production, it’s the film that got him the opportunity to move […]

Critic’s Choice (1963)

In what proved to be the final of four films teaming comedy legends Bob Hope and Lucille Ball the laughs […]

Gallery ›

Now Playing August 4th, 1978

Once again my continuous hunting for movies and memorabilia has unearthed a newspaper during my recent summer vacation to western […]

Featured Actor ›

Hell Drivers (1957)

Saving my personal favorite for the wrap up of ….. Mike’s Take on Stanley Baker Movies ………… Day 12 Some […]

Violent Playground (1958)

Mike’s Take on Stanley Baker Movies ……….. Day 11 “Kids don’t walk no more. They roll.” It’s hard not to […]

Zulu (1964)

Mike’s Take on Stanley Baker Movies ………. Day 10 I should think that this is the most widely known Stanley […]

Accident (1967)

Mike’s Take on Stanley Baker Movies ……… Day 9 Dirk Bogarde takes the lead role in this Joseph Losey film […]

Book Takes ›

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He Ran All The Way (1951)

When I attended the 2016 TCM Festival in Hollywood, this final film in the career of John Garfield was playing […]

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DVD/Blu Take ›

Killer Fish (1978)

The long shadow of Jaws was a major influence on the exploitation market in the immediate years that followed the […]

Chato’s Land (1972)

“Back off Lawman.” This after a racially charged slur and threat from a frontier town sheriff towards the “half-breed” Chato […]

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Live Take ›

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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August 2017 In Review

Spending 8 days on the road in Alberta seriously cut into my movie watching this month but seeing the Rocky […]

July 2017 In Review

Considering a good portion of my month was divided between work, baseball and Stanley Baker films, as always I continued […]

June 2017 In Review

A wide variety of films continue to interest me and I never have the time to see as many as […]

May 2017 In Review

Rounding up the month allows me to sneak a few mini reviews and thoughts on some more recent titles and to […]

Daily Take ›

Mansion of the Doomed (1976)

In classic Bela Lugosi fashion from his Monogram Pictures era, Richard Basehart, much like Bela has a personal stake at hand playing […]

Why Horror? Why Not?

It’s that time of year again when I’m about to embark on a scare filled run of horror films and […]

August 2017 In Review

Spending 8 days on the road in Alberta seriously cut into my movie watching this month but seeing the Rocky […]

Cry Wolf (1947)

This rather odd film comes by way of Warner Brothers that sees Errol Flynn playing against type opposite Barbara Stanwyck […]

The Crooked Way (1949)

This John Payne Noir effort could easily serve as an introduction to the genre for those unfamiliar with the flavor […]

633 Squadron (1964)

The Walter Mirisch Company brings to the big screen this WW2 adventure that is enjoyable though presented on a much […]

Zulu (1964)

Mike’s Take on Stanley Baker Movies ………. Day 10 I should think that this is the most widely known Stanley […]

Hell Is a City (1960)

Mike’s Take on Stanley Baker Movies …….. Day 8 Easily one of the grittiest crime dramas of it’s era and […]

Zero Hour! (1957)

For those readers who know of this film and it’s significance, just think of the fun you can have over […]

Strother Martin Film Project

What we've got here is failure to communicate

Sophia Riley Kobacker

it's all about the story, possums...

Wolfmans Cult Film Club

Cult, B-Movies, cheesy fun films to Film Noir to classics new to me.

CINESPIRIA

Shining a light on the deep recesses of film history

cinema cities

a personal odyssey through film

Mark David Welsh

Watching the strangest movies - so you don't have to...

Scenes from the Morgue

The Lost Art of Pulp Ads: Film, Booze, Smokes & More!

Film Speech

All things film and television

Diary of A Movie Maniac

A Personal Journey Through Cinema & Television

portraitsbyjenni

My perspective on life & Classic Movie Recommendations

Statis Pro 1978 Replay

Methodically replaying every game of the 1978 baseball season!

4 Star Films

Looking deeper at the best classic movies

everythingnoir

Movies, Television, Books....Everything Noir

Chaplin-Keaton-Lloyd film locations (and more)

by John Bengtson "the great detective of silent film locations" New York Times

Sister Celluloid

Where old movies go to live

Silent-ology

Uncovering the silent era

Canadian Cinephile

"For me, cinema is a vice. I love it intimately." Fritz Lang

Noirish

The annex to John Grant's *A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir*

Cinema Monolith

Reviews of movies from my giant DVD tower, and more.

Sunset Boulevard

Writings of a Cinephile

The Bogie Film Blog

A Film by Film Affair with Humphrey Bogart

Vienna's Classic Hollywood

Vintage Hollywood films and stars

The Film Authority

You're ten seconds from watching an amazing film...

Once upon a screen...

...a classic film and TV blog

shadowsandsatin

. . where the worlds of film noir and pre-code collide . .

hitchcockmaster

Where Suspense Lives!

Tipping My Fedora

Enjoying mystery, crime and suspense in all media

Silver Screenings

an irreverent blog of old movies

monsterminions

They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To

Comet Over Hollywood

Home for classic movie lovers

filmgeek101

classic movie views for the classic and not-so-classic movie fan

Riding the High Country

Reviews and ramblings

Strother Martin Film Project

What we've got here is failure to communicate

Sophia Riley Kobacker

it's all about the story, possums...

Wolfmans Cult Film Club

Cult, B-Movies, cheesy fun films to Film Noir to classics new to me.

CINESPIRIA

Shining a light on the deep recesses of film history

cinema cities

a personal odyssey through film

Mark David Welsh

Watching the strangest movies - so you don't have to...

Scenes from the Morgue

The Lost Art of Pulp Ads: Film, Booze, Smokes & More!

Film Speech

All things film and television

Diary of A Movie Maniac

A Personal Journey Through Cinema & Television

portraitsbyjenni

My perspective on life & Classic Movie Recommendations

Statis Pro 1978 Replay

Methodically replaying every game of the 1978 baseball season!

4 Star Films

Looking deeper at the best classic movies

everythingnoir

Movies, Television, Books....Everything Noir

Chaplin-Keaton-Lloyd film locations (and more)

by John Bengtson "the great detective of silent film locations" New York Times

Sister Celluloid

Where old movies go to live

Silent-ology

Uncovering the silent era

Canadian Cinephile

"For me, cinema is a vice. I love it intimately." Fritz Lang

Noirish

The annex to John Grant's *A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir*

Cinema Monolith

Reviews of movies from my giant DVD tower, and more.

Sunset Boulevard

Writings of a Cinephile

The Bogie Film Blog

A Film by Film Affair with Humphrey Bogart

Vienna's Classic Hollywood

Vintage Hollywood films and stars

The Film Authority

You're ten seconds from watching an amazing film...

Once upon a screen...

...a classic film and TV blog

shadowsandsatin

. . where the worlds of film noir and pre-code collide . .

hitchcockmaster

Where Suspense Lives!

Tipping My Fedora

Enjoying mystery, crime and suspense in all media

Silver Screenings

an irreverent blog of old movies

monsterminions

They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To

Comet Over Hollywood

Home for classic movie lovers

filmgeek101

classic movie views for the classic and not-so-classic movie fan

Riding the High Country

Reviews and ramblings