Salome, Where She Danced (1945)

This Walter Wanger production by way of director Charles Lamont plays like a bizarre 1940’s rendition of There’s Something About Mary. From the American Civil War to a European backdrop […]

… All The Marbles (1981)

For this edition of the Video Store Action Heroes that sees yours truly costarring right alongside The Cinema Monolith, The Wolfman’s Cult Film Club and Destroy All Fanboys the topic […]

The Premonition (1976)

When contacted by Classic Horrors to participate as a guest writer I was quick to jump on board as it presented me with not one but two challenges. First up […]

The Young Racers (1963)

Having come across an aging pocket novel that tied in with this AIP release I was reminded that I had this movie in a box set of Roger Corman titles […]

The Secret Invasion (1964)

Actor Stewart Granger is once again the focus here at Mike’s Take thanks to the time taken by Maddy Who Loves Her Classic Films. She’s put together a blogathon to […]

Movies Can Make for a Good Read

Maybe even a great one! Is the book better than the movie? Did the movie do the book and the author’s vision justice? Damned if I know but here are […]

Bathing Beauty (1944)

The splendor of MGM’s technicolor look is abundant when Red Skelton finds himself trying to win back the hand of swimming star Esther Williams in this enjoyable romp that sees […]

The Last Challenge (1967)

“A man either get’s smart or get’s dead.” MGM released this latter day Glenn Ford western and the final film of long time director Richard Thorpe that at times rides […]

100 Rifles (1969)

In the latter half of the 1960’s, western genre filmmakers had a definite love affair with the revolutionary era of Mexico. Big scale productions like The Professionals, Villa Rides, The […]

Too Many Crooks (1959)

I can’t think of a better way to sit back and have a good laugh then to see the supreme cad, Terry-Thomas, itching to hold on to every last penny […]

Hellgate (1952)

A pair of well known figures of the western genre, Sterling Hayden and Ward Bond, face off against each other in this above average effort from Lippert Productions and director […]

March 2019 In Review

Good thing I tried to shoehorn in as many movies as I possibly could in March because April means the Stanley Cup Playoffs accompanied by the start of the MLB […]

Mr. District Attorney (1941)

Issued by Republic Pictures, this murder mystery turns out to be not only an enjoyable 68 minute “B” but also injects a screwball comedy twist into the proceedings that sees […]

Countdown (1967)

Beating Neil Armstrong to the first lunar landing by two years is James Caan with able assistance from Robert Duvall in this effective Robert Altman directed effort via Warner Brothers. […]