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The Big Caper (1957)

I don’t mix pleasure with business.” Not always riding the range, Rory Calhoun stars here as a not so hardened […]

The Front Page (1974)

Sure it’s been done before and yes the Cary Grant-Rosalind Russell-Howard Hawks version is a classic that no one should ever […]

Run For the Sun (1956)

Here’s a compact thriller with a sparse cast but one that features a foursome most classic film fans are sure […]

Courage of Lassie (1946)

Brando’s Pick of the Month I wasn’t sure if Brando picked this one for the appearance of the famed Collie […]

Vampyres (1974)

“Does this kind of thing excite you.” From director Jose Ramon Larraz, this made in England thriller is for me […]

Kiss of the Vampire (1963)

This Don Sharp directed feature for Hammer Film Productions comes from the pen of John Elder. Elder is the pseudonym […]

El Vampiro (1957)

aka The Vampire This effective chiller is the perfect example of what you would find under the foreign horrors chapter when […]

Blood of the Vampire (1958)

Sounds like a Hammer Film. Looks like a Hammer Film. Written by one of Hammer’s most notable writers, Jimmy Sangster. […]

Miss Sadie Thompson (1953)

One of the more identifiable movie roles for ‘The Love Goddess” Rita Hayworth, Miss Sadie Thompson was originally released in […]

March 2018 in Review

There’s really five seasons in Canada, the fifth one being the Hockey Season to go along with Spring, Summer, Fall […]

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Big Red (1962)

Brando’s Pick of the Month. No it isn’t Walter Pidgeon that attracted Brando to this Disney feature, it’s the colorful Irish Setter […]

The Ugly Dachshund (1966)

Brando’s pick of the month. According to my little pal Brando, there’s no such a thing as this title would […]

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Mother Lode (1982)

Thanks to a couple of movie crazed bloggers living in Canada, Kristina of Speakeasy and Ruth of Silver Screenings, there exists the O’Canada […]

Soylent Green (1973)

Food is the driving force of the plot in this bleak futuristic tale from director Richard Fleischer that stars the iconic […]

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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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February 2018 In Review

The short month. The Olympics, hockey, spring training camps opening and trying to cram as many episodes of Impractical Jokers as […]

January 2018 In Review

Kicked off the year with a John Wayne rewatch on New Year’s day morning so I figure I’ve started 2018 […]

November 2017 In Review

This might be the one month since I’ve started Mike’s Take that I seemed to really slow down in movies […]

The Magic Carpet (1951)

The film that Lucille Ball made for spite! This Sam Katzman production released through Harry Cohn’s Columbia Studios casts Lucy […]

Educating Rita (1983)

When an on line celebration of Michael Caine films for his 85th birthday on March 14th, 2018 was put forth, […]

Buffalo Bill (1944)

William A. Wellman directs and Joel McCrea takes the title role in this entertaining Hollywood version of the true story […]

Stick (1985)

Burt Reynolds meets Elmore Leonard adds up to mixed results in this action oriented flick that saw Burt once again do double […]

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Movies ala Mark

With a Cast of Thousands

Classic Horrors

From silent screen to Halloween, and everything scary in between.

IDENTIKIT

The current online container for the writer Konrad Wardh

Just Hit Play

The Good, the Bad and sometimes Ugly in film

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

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All things film and television

Diary of A Movie Maniac

A Personal Journey Through Cinema & Television

portraitsbyjenni

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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

"The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them." - Alfred Hitchcock

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.

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The Bogie Film Blog

A Film by Film Affair with Humphrey Bogart

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The Film Authority

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