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Gun For a Coward (1957)

This western tale from Universal International takes Fred MacMurray into cattle country where his on screen younger brother, Jeffrey Hunter […]

The Valley Of Gwangi (1969)

Having had a long gestation period going back to King Kong creator Willis O’Brien, stop motion wizard Ray Harryhausen breathes […]

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 […]

The Red House (1947)

Being a long time fan of Edward G. Robinson, this film has eluded me till now and that’s mainly because […]

Cry Wolf (1947)

This rather odd film comes by way of Warner Brothers that sees Errol Flynn playing against type opposite Barbara Stanwyck […]

Assassination (1987)

For the 16th and final time before succumbing to her lengthy, courageous battle with cancer, Jill Ireland once again played […]

July 2017 In Review

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

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Book Takes ›

Dietrich & Riefenstahl

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

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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 […]

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 ›

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 […]

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 […]

Daily Take ›

Gun For a Coward (1957)

This western tale from Universal International takes Fred MacMurray into cattle country where his on screen younger brother, Jeffrey Hunter […]

The Valley Of Gwangi (1969)

Having had a long gestation period going back to King Kong creator Willis O’Brien, stop motion wizard Ray Harryhausen breathes […]

The Red House (1947)

Being a long time fan of Edward G. Robinson, this film has eluded me till now and that’s mainly because […]

Cry Wolf (1947)

This rather odd film comes by way of Warner Brothers that sees Errol Flynn playing against type opposite Barbara Stanwyck […]

The Gauntlet (1977)

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

Cry Wolf (1947)

This rather odd film comes by way of Warner Brothers that sees Errol Flynn playing against type opposite Barbara Stanwyck […]

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

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CINESPIRIA

Shining a light on the deep recesses of film history

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a personal odyssey through film

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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

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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