China Seas (1935)

Hollywood King Clark Gable and stunning Jean Harlow join forces here under the MGM banner where one can find more stars then there are in the heavens. Gable stars as […]

Extreme Prejudice (1987)

Action specialist Walter Hill is behind the camera for his “take” on a modern day western with tall and mean Nick Nolte as a definitive Texas Ranger. Sorry Walker. Joined […]

Never Say Die (1939)

Before Bob Hope hooked up for an extremely successful partnership with best buddy Bing Crosby he made a trio of films with comedienne Martha Raye in the late thirties. This […]

The Package (1989)

As a film fan who is sometimes more excited about the performers in a film than the film itself, I have always been drawn to movies where we get the […]

The Split (1968)

Seemingly modeled after Kubrick’s The Killing this film admittedly isn’t half as good. Having said that, any film where you can sit back and watch a cast including Jim Brown, […]

The African Queen (1951)

“Fancy me a heroine.” So says Rosie as played by Katharine Hepburn in one of maverick director John Huston’s most beloved films. For this celebration of Hepburn which is being […]

The Perfect Furlough (1959)

The tried and true formula for a romantic comedy is put to good use here casting real life husband and wife Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh for this Universal International romp. […]

Murders In the Zoo (1933)

For what ever the reason I had never seen this Paramount entry into the macabre until recently. Surprising on one hand because I am such a huge fan of the […]

The Crimson Pirate (1952)

Adventure, comedy, technicolor and a rousing score with Burt Lancaster front and center! Burt Lancaster in his prime is a sight to behold. This film plays to the Lancaster strengths […]

Texas (1941)

From Columbia pictures comes this early film in the career of two actors who would rise to prominence in the fifties. William Holden and Glenn Ford. Playing a couple of […]

The Defector (1966)

For this tale of espionage we are witnessing the final film of Montgomery Clift. Here’s the guy that inspired the “next generation” of actors. Brando, Newman, Dean etc. Sadly at […]

Target Eagle (1982)

For this effort from director J. Anthony Loma we have a couple of down on their luck American actors teaming up with a slumming Max Von Sydow and a soon […]

Behind Locked Doors (1948)

When you don’t have that much time but want to sneak a “quickie in” this isn’t such a bad way to go at a running time of 62 minutes . […]

Taste of Killing (1966)

Throughout the history of cinema it is hard to find one title anymore influential than Leone’s A Fistful of Dollars. It practically started a genre of it’s own in the […]