That Man Bolt (1973)

Cigar clenched between the teeth, icy cool Fred “The Hammer” Williamson takes the title role in this above average actioner from the days when Blaxploitation flicks were the rage. It’s […]

Simba (1955)

The shocking scene that opens this tale of British farmers in Kenya sets the tone for what is to come in a harrowing struggle of racial tensions starring Dirk Bogarde and […]

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 watched it years ago on our local CITY TV out […]

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 film that features Clark Gable in …………… fine form. In […]

Rollercoaster (1977)

George Segal picked a hell of a week to quit smoking. It’s awfully hard not to let that thought cross your mind in this post Lloyd Bridges Era. Segal stars […]

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 watched and the reasons are simple. A week’s holidays and […]

Nashville Rebel (1966)

While Waylon Jennings was still a few years shy of the so called Outlaw movement of Country Music that he would be forever identified with, the title of this film is […]

Dakota (1945)

Officially I guess we’d call this a western but it’s not exactly the type we most often associate with John Wayne. If you’re at all familiar with some of his […]

Young Billy Young (1969)

This proves to be a peculiar western for a variety of reasons that casts a major western star in a by the numbers “B” effort that has a hard time […]

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 dawn of the 1980’s, I do recall the trailers that […]

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 again to the small screen for this inspiring story of […]

Guyana : Cult of the Damned (1979)

  Partly biographical, partly exploitation in covering the atrocities of the misguided Reverend Jim Jones Cult from director Rene Cardona Jr. that sees former Oscar Nominee, Stuart Whitman, taking on […]