Thrill of a Romance (1945)

During the glory years of MGM they boasted more stars then there are in the heavens and numbered Van Johnson and Esther Williams among them. In this technicolor outing from […]

John Huston In The Movies : From A to Z

Directors like John Huston come into one’s universe by extension. By that I mean when you get hooked on the film’s of Humphrey Bogart as a youngster on late night […]

March 2020 In Review

Needless to say my world like yours has had some major changes these past few weeks. Thankfully my family and I have not been overly stressed during this period of […]

Port Afrique (1956)

With what I assume to be some second unit work in Morocco and plenty of stage work at Shepperton Studios in England, this technicolor murder mystery makes for a diverting […]

In Society (1944)

“Call a Plumber!” And with that one phone call the boys, Bud and Lou, spring into action in this offering from director Jean Yarbrough that gives the box-office champs plenty […]

The Man With Nine Lives (1940)

Following his rise to fame as The Frankenstein Monster and other notable villains at Universal, Boris Karloff, signed on to Columbia studios where he embarked on his mad scientist phase […]

Breakheart Pass (1975)

I would suggest that from 1974 to 1977, Charles Bronson, was at the height of his powers on movie screens. This excellent mystery western set on a train from director […]

New Orleans Uncensored (1955)

Now that 1954’s On the Waterfront blew the doors off of organized crime running the docks of New Jersey, that central theme is transferred to the coastal waters of New […]

Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype (1980)

“Mine is the face that spoils a sunny day.” By way of Cannon Films comes this distortion of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic that plays as if it’s an updated […]

Top O’ The Morning (1949)

There’s something magical beyond leprechauns and a pot of gold when it comes to Bing Crosby sharing the screen with Ireland’s own, Barry Fitzgerald, as he does here for what […]

Now Playing August 9th, 1974

All aboard the time machine to 1974! Find a seat please! Strap on that seat belt and remember when we arrive in the year 1974 you’ll have to know which […]

The Bandits of Corsica (1953)

Here’s a popcorn adventure for the Sunday matinee crowd that starred Richard Greene and drew me in for two simple reasons. The villains of this swashbuckler are played by Raymond […]

The Graveyard (1974)

aka …. Persecution … aka The Terror of Sheba Let me start off by stating in no uncertain terms that if you’re a lover of classic films and to be […]

Lloyd Bridges Goes Noir in Triplicate

Well before Lloyd Bridges became known as the star of television’s Sea Hunt or someone picking a real bad day to quit his vices in Airplane! or even becoming known […]

The Devil’s Brigade (1968)

With Andrew V. McLaglen in the director’s chair of this male dominated WW2 action adventure we should expect it to play like a John Wayne flick. Why you ask? Well […]

Descending Angel (1990)

I first saw this HBO cable TV production when it hit video shelves back in the early 1990’s. Liked it then and liked it upon a long over due revisit […]