Nevada Smith (1966)

In 1964 Alan Ladd played the character of Nevada Smith in the The Carpetbaggers starring George Peppard. This film takes the character and gives us a prequel with Steve McQueen […]

Nocturne (1946)

After George Raft had ended his association with Warner Brothers he moved around and landed at RKO for this noir styled mystery. This time out we have Raft as a […]

Between Heaven and Hell (1956)

This WW2 saga from screenwriter Harry Brown (Sands of Iwo Jima) was directed by workhorse Richard Fleischer. Fleischer is a guy who directed feature films from  1948 to 1987 and […]

The Devil Is a Woman (1935)

Directed and Photographed by Josef von Sternberg. There’s a credit we don’t see on films anymore. Once again Marlene Dietrich turns herself over to von Sternberg’s care and looks absolutely […]

Scream of Fear (1961)

It’s no secret that Hammer Films made a few Hitchcock styled thrillers in the early 1960’s and although they are on a Hammer budget without Dracula or the Baron, that […]

Piper Laurie Memoir (2011)

I have always appreciated seeing Piper Laurie on screen whether it was her early roles at Universal International in easy going fare co starring alongside Tony Curtis in Son of […]

Badge 373 (1973)

With a new class of actors on the rise in the 1970’s and each taking a turn as a hardened cop it was only inevitable that Robert Duvall would join […]

No Time For Love (1943)

Long before My Three Sons and becoming the go to actor for a fatherly role in Walt Disney productions from the late fifties into the seventies leading man Fred MacMurray […]

Horrors of the Black Museum (1959)

With the worldwide popularity of Hammer Films taking off in 1957 with The Curse of Frankenstein and their subsequent horror themed films it was inevitable that producer Herman Cohen would use […]

Death Hunt (1981)

Based on the Canadian manhunt of Albert Johnson in the northern tundra this film strays quite a ways from reality according to historians. But who cares, because this film delivers […]

Killer Force (1975)

Here’s a drive in flick from 1975 that I am sure Mr. Tarantino would approve of. This AIP production from director Val Guest has Telly Savalas in cool Kojak mode […]

Green Hell (1940)

Most films are worth checking out for one reason or another and this one is no different. For me I try to catch everything with Vincent Price at least once. […]

The Mob (1951)

Little did Columbia Pictures know that Broderick Crawford could and would be a viable leading man for them as the 1950’s approached. With his Oscar turn in All The King’s […]

Video Introduction

Yours truly fumbling my way through a video introduction. Remember I love watching films and do not claim to be an actor or director. 🙂

The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)

The mid to late 60’s found numerous spy spoofs being released to local cinema’s after the incredible success of the James Bond franchise. This time out Doris Day joins in […]