Farewell Friend (1968)

aka … Adieu l’ami On the subject of movies if you ask me to name something or more specifically someone that I’ve become aware of via French cinema, I’m most […]

The Thing (1982)

Each of us have one or more of those pivotal films from our younger years that leaves a lasting impression into adulthood and while I have many I can name, […]

Mark of the Witch (1970)

Utilizing the all too familiar plot device of putting a witch to death during the days of the Salem witch trials. the accused stands before her executioners laying a curse […]

Return of the Frontiersman (1950)

At just seventy-four minutes, this Technicolor feature from Warner Brothers proves to be an easy western to squeeze in on most any night of your choosing. If you happen to […]

Time After Time (1979)

Ask me to name a time traveling movie I hold near and dear and this Nicholas Meyer adventure is probably the title that will first come to mind. I saw […]

Catching Up On Pacino

I do have to admit that while growing up and discovering both movies and the actors that populate them I was very late in coming to the party where Al […]

First Blood (1982)

Having seen this film at the dawning of my teenage years during it’s first release to movie theaters in 1982 was needless to say a testosterone fueled night at the […]

July in Review 2019

So much to do once the summer time comes and aside from working a day job, watching baseball games and sitting in the backyard playing fetch with Brando the Weiner […]

Riot in Cell Block 11 (1954)

Seventeen years prior to unleashing the violence of Dirty Harry upon 1970’s filmgoers, director Don Siegel gave the 1950’s crowd this explosive prison drama that cast a long list of […]

The Quick Gun (1964)

During the final years of his cowboy career, Audie Murphy, finds himself cast in this Sidney Salkow outing as a man who has earned a reputation as a “quick gun.” […]

The Raven (1935)

“I am a law unto myself.” If the supposed war to be the King of Horror movies pitting Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff against each other is to be believed, […]

The Ravagers (1965)

One thing we can be sure of when it comes to a made in the Philippines production no matter what the genre and that’s the appearance of Vic Diaz. Shockingly […]

Midway (1976)

This Walter Mirisch production represents a style of movie making we’re not likely to ever see again. Not only is it a star studded effort done in a documentary style […]

Father Is a Bachelor (1950)

Just prior to having his career go into overdrive with the release of Sunset Boulevard and elevating him onto the “A” list of actors about tinsel town, William Holden starred […]

Creature With the Atom Brain (1955)

The title of this Curt Siodmak written thriller is surely missing an “S” on the word Creature because I believe I counted about seven or eight Frankenstein like creations wandering […]