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Simba (1955)

The shocking scene that opens this tale of British farmers in Kenya sets the tone for what is to come in […]

Percy (1971)

I’ve always been aware of this movie about the world’s first penis transplant and that’s because I know my parents […]

They Met In Bombay (1941)

This colorful heist film from MGM features Clark Gable in fine form that somehow morphs itself into an adventurous war […]

Rollercoaster (1977)

George Segal picked a hell of a week to quit smoking. It’s awfully hard not to let that thought cross […]

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 […]

Nashville Rebel (1966)

While Waylon Jennings was still a few years shy of the so called Outlaw movement of Country Music that he would […]

Dakota (1945)

Officially I guess we’d call this a western but it’s not exactly the type we most often associate with John […]

Enter the Ninja (1981)

Though I wasn’t old enough to see this or any of the other Ninja films that were surfacing at the […]

My Name Is Bill W. (1989)

Reuniting after a successful teaming in the 1986 telefilm, Promise, James Woods and James Garner brought their acting chops once […]

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Hell Drivers (1957)

Saving my personal favorite for the wrap up of ….. Mike’s Take on Stanley Baker Movies ………… Day 12 Some […]

Book Takes ›

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 […]

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October 2017 in Review

Like many film fans, the Halloween month brings forth some fun and scares of the horror genre and this year […]

September 2017 in Review

In between discovering the TV show Impractical Jokers and subsequently watching a series of episodes with Number 1 and 2 […]

August 2017 In Review

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

July 2017 In Review

Considering a good portion of my month was divided between work, baseball and Stanley Baker films, as always I continued […]

Daily Take ›

Simba (1955)

The shocking scene that opens this tale of British farmers in Kenya sets the tone for what is to come in […]

Percy (1971)

I’ve always been aware of this movie about the world’s first penis transplant and that’s because I know my parents […]

They Met In Bombay (1941)

This colorful heist film from MGM features Clark Gable in fine form that somehow morphs itself into an adventurous war […]

Soylent Green (1973)

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

A*P*E (1976)

If Dino De Laurentiis can present a full scale remake of 1933’s classic, King Kong, than surely writer/producer/director, Paul Leder, […]

Lifeforce (1985)

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

Why Horror? Why Not?

It’s that time of year again when I’m about to embark on a scare filled run of horror films and […]

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

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

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

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