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Dietrich & Riefenstahl

Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century In Two Lives By Karin Wieland Having read previous books on Marlene Dietrich, I came […]

Dogs (1976)

Sporting a very shaggy dog look himself or a bad imitation of Moe Howard, in need of a haircut and […]

Impasse (1969)

Looking to jump start his flagging career, Burt Reynolds signed on to this location shoot in the Philippines for a tale of four adventurers looking […]

Nightwatch (1997)

Let me preface this post by stating this Giallo like thriller has nothing to do with the Liz Taylor Hammer […]

Canadian Bacon (1995)

This Michael Moore directed satire is one I hadn’t seen since it’s initial release following the death of it’s star […]

The Purple Plain (1954)

Like many film stars coming out of the studio era, leading man Gregory Peck headed overseas to stay abroad, make […]

Johnny Guitar (1954)

I hadn’t actually seen this Nicholas Ray western since I was first discovering films as a kid and my tuning […]

Desire (1936)

Having concluded her tutelage with her very own Svengali, Josef von Sternberg, Marlene Dietrich would find herself starring opposite a very […]

Murph the Surf (1975)

aka Live a Little, Steal a Lot This is one of those seventies flicks that feel as though they were […]

Last Embrace (1979)

The source novel, The 13th Man becomes an homage to Hitchcock in the hands of  Jonathan Demme during the mystery […]

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Andy & Don

The Making of a Friendship and a Classic American TV Show ……… by Daniel de Vise I guess I should […]

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Purple Noon (1960)

The Mad Movie Challenge Strikes Again……… It’s that time when Kristina of the Speakeasy site tosses some titles my way in […]

Experiment Perilous (1944)

The Mad Movie Challenge Strikes Again. Kristina over at Speakeasy has placed this Jacques Tourneur film on top of my […]

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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 […]

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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Rutger Hauer Heroics

From the Golden Age of the VHS Rental It seemed as if discovering Rutger Hauer flicks was a right of passage […]

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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 2017 in Review

Westerns, John Wick, fun retro VHS horror movies and Canada’s own Stompin’ Tom Connors filled my viewing time this month […]

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Dogs (1976)

Sporting a very shaggy dog look himself or a bad imitation of Moe Howard, in need of a haircut and […]

Impasse (1969)

Looking to jump start his flagging career, Burt Reynolds signed on to this location shoot in the Philippines for a tale of four adventurers looking […]

Nightwatch (1997)

Let me preface this post by stating this Giallo like thriller has nothing to do with the Liz Taylor Hammer […]

Canadian Bacon (1995)

This Michael Moore directed satire is one I hadn’t seen since it’s initial release following the death of it’s star […]

The 39 Steps (1959)

This remake of the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film comes by way of producer Betty E. Box and director Ralph Thomas. The same […]

Champion (1949)

One of the great things that can happen to a classic movie fan is when your offspring want to see so […]

The Ghost Goes West (1935)

Displaying a charm that one cannot easily dismiss, this proved to be a winning romantic comedy of ghostly proportions from […]

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SophiaRileyKobacker

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

Wolfman's Cult Film Club

Cult, b-movies, cheesy fun films and 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

"I don’t have a moral plan. I’m a Canadian." - David Cronenberg

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

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