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Night Game (1989)

Once again Roy Scheider is the reluctant hunter of a killer only this time his prey is on land as […]

Lifeforce (1985)

With the recent death of director Tobe Hooper, it was time to dust off a blu ray I picked up […]

Smart Money (1931)

In the wake of Little Caesar comes Nick the Barber. While the quick temper and the gun might not be […]

The Crooked Way (1949)

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

Zero Hour! (1957)

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

August 2017 In Review

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

Brief Encounter (1974)

Let’s begin by stating matter of factly that it’s useless to attempt to compare this seventies version of Noel Coward’s […]

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 ›

Dietrich & Riefenstahl

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

Blogathon ›

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 […]

Slumming With .... ›

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 […]

Monthly Reviews ›

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 […]

April 2017 In Review

When the Stanley Cup Playoffs begin here in Canada and you’ve grown up playing the game, it’s sure hard to […]

Daily Take ›

Lifeforce (1985)

With the recent death of director Tobe Hooper, it was time to dust off a blu ray I picked up […]

Smart Money (1931)

In the wake of Little Caesar comes Nick the Barber. While the quick temper and the gun might not be […]

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 […]

The Long Haul (1957)

For the better part of an hour, this noir like tale of British gangsters running the truck industry delivers a […]

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 […]

Split Second (1953)

If one were to subtitle this Dick Powell directed feature then how about, The Petrified Forest Meets The Atomic Age. […]

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

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