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Taras Bulba (1962)

This Harold Hecht production with J. Lee Thompson directing comes across as if it had been intended to be the […]

Fedora (1978)

Is it just me or is this like a lost, not quite classic Billy Wilder flick that reunites him with […]

Strange Bargain (1949)

Noir in a Leave it to Beaver setting is how this RKO release comes across with Jeffrey Lynn getting in […]

Biggles (1986)

At long last I’ve caught up with the final film of Peter Cushing. While he doesn’t go out on a […]

Night of the Iguana (1964)

I probably knew more about what went on behind the scenes of this John Huston production then anything that actually happened […]

Helen of Troy (1956)

Arguably the biggest release on the Warner Brothers schedule for the calendar year and in Warner Color no less, Helen […]

The Gauntlet (1977)

“A nothing witness for a nothing trial.” If only things were that simple for Clint Eastwood in this non Dirty […]

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 […]

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Book Takes ›

Dietrich & Riefenstahl

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

Andy & Don

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

Mad Movie Challenge ›

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Featured Actor ›

Rutger Hauer Heroics

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

Articles ›

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 ›

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 […]

March 2017 In Review

I don’t doubt that the highlight of the month turned out once again to be the Mad Movie Challenge from […]

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 […]

Daily Take ›

Fedora (1978)

Is it just me or is this like a lost, not quite classic Billy Wilder flick that reunites him with […]

Strange Bargain (1949)

Noir in a Leave it to Beaver setting is how this RKO release comes across with Jeffrey Lynn getting in […]

March 2017 In Review

I don’t doubt that the highlight of the month turned out once again to be the Mad Movie Challenge from […]

SophiaRileyKobacker

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

Wolfmans 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

"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

SophiaRileyKobacker

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

Wolfmans 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

"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