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The Texan (1930)

Serving as a fine follow-up to his 1929 success The Virginian, Gary Cooper, once again takes center stage in an […]

Pier 5, Havana (1959)

Lesser known “B” titles need love to so when I see the names Cameron Mitchell and Allison Hayes starring in […]

Bait (1954)

As if borrowing a page from Hitchcock’s television show or Karloff’s Thriller, this black and white “B” predates the intros […]

The Passage (1979)

Just prior to becoming a house director for Cannon Films, J. Lee Thompson, reunited with his Guns of Navarone leading […]

Doomwatch (1972)

For years I’d seen images of this Peter Sasdy directed production for Tigon Productions in Famous Monsters magazine or old […]

April 2020 In Review

The lock down continues and I hope and pray each and every one of my guests who drop by Mike’s […]

Flat Top (1952)

A number of years before producer Walter Mirisch began to bring major “A” budget projects to movie screens including The […]

Conflict (1936)

“Let’s get ready to Rumble!” “Ladies and Gentlemen. Introducing the challenger weighing in at an estimate of 200 pounds, John […]

Best Seller (1987)

Just two days prior to the death of actor, Brian Denney, I cracked the seal on the blu ray edition […]

Chosen Survivors (1974)

When a nuclear holocaust is upon us the United States sends select individuals to self contained bunkers in twelve key […]

Red Heat (1988)

With the world in near total lockdown, the wanna be tough guy quartet known universally as The Video Store Action […]

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The Phantom of the Opera (1962)

Following the revival of Universal Studios’ Frankenstein, Dracula, The Mummy and the Wolfman, Hammer Studios, turned to Gaston Leroux’s Phantom […]

Counterpoint (1968)

Far from the blood and guts battles we are accustomed to seeing in big screen depictions built around WW2 with […]

Farewell Friend (1968)

aka … Adieu l’ami On the subject of movies if you ask me to name something or more specifically someone […]

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Day of the Animals (1977)

Brando’s Halloween Pick … aka …. Something Is Out There … aka … Future Animals A fine choice from my […]

Kangaroo (1952)

Brando’s Pick of the Month Carrying on with the theme of movies starring or featuring animals in the title leads […]

Francis The Talking Mule (1949)

Brando’s Pick of the Month This Universal International production from house director Arthur Lubin launched the unlikely comedy of duo […]

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Catching Up On Pacino

I do have to admit that while growing up and discovering both movies and the actors that populate them I […]

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Firefox (1982)

We’re back. Yes the Four Horseman of the Video Store Apocalypse, better known to our followers as the Video Store […]

… All The Marbles (1981)

For this edition of the Video Store Action Heroes that sees yours truly costarring right alongside The Cinema Monolith, The […]

Hangar 18 (1980)

We’re Back! The Video Store Action Heroes have once again turned the clock back to simpler times when we’d all […]

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The Breaking Point (1950)

Here’s an article I was fortunate enough to have published in the 2016 year end edition of the Noir Magazine, […]

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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March 2020 In Review

Needless to say my world like yours has had some major changes these past few weeks. Thankfully my family and […]

January 2020 In Review

And so it begins, this years march to accomplishing a few things here in the movie room at Mike’s Take. […]

Best Seller (1987)

Just two days prior to the death of actor, Brian Denney, I cracked the seal on the blu ray edition […]

Brannigan (1975)

“The Duke’s in London. God save the Queen!” This was the second of two mid 70’s flicks that put John […]

April 2020 In Review

The lock down continues and I hope and pray each and every one of my guests who drop by Mike’s […]

Breakheart Pass (1975)

I would suggest that from 1974 to 1977, Charles Bronson, was at the height of his powers on movie screens. […]

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A Galaxy of Rewind

Lazarus' Lair

NOT Just another WordPress.com weblog

"DESTROY ALL FANBOYS!"

Smashing System Bias Since 1972...

Movies ala Mark

With a Cast of Thousands

Classic Horrors

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

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

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

Talking Pulp

All things pulp and then some

cinema cities

a personal odyssey through film

Mark David Welsh

Feeding Soda Pop to the Thirsty Pigs since 2013

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

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Chaplin-Keaton-Lloyd film locations (and more)

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

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Where old movies go to live

Silent-ology

Uncovering the silent era

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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

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The Bogie Film Blog

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...a classic film and TV blog

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