The Winning Team (1952)

While Ronald Reagan is playing the central figure, Grover Cleveland Alexander, in this Warner Brothers bio, it’s Doris Day who scores top billing as the woman who stands by him […]

Man on a String (1960)

Despite the narration factor that I have often been a critic of, there is one major factor that makes Man on a String from director Andre De Toth worth checking […]

Doctor Faustus (1967)

The Liz and Dick show continued with this movie that comes off as if it’s an experimental horror film mixed with Shakespeare though it’s really 16th Century’s Christopher Marlowe’s penmanship […]

Almost Human (1974)

Plainly stated, Tomas Milian, delivers an all too realistic portrayal of a low life killer in this Euro Crime thriller from director Umberto Lenzi that leaves you heading for the […]

Too Many Movie Posters? ….. Never!

Just as I’m making some sort of headway in cataloging my poster collection along comes another bundle that just might conceal a rare gem in my eyes. I say that […]

Only the Lonely (1991)

What happened when that fiery Irish gal Maureen O’Hara came out of a 20 year retirement to play John Candy’s overbearing mother with her fiery red hair now turned to […]

Steel Dawn (1987)

This Lance Hool directed feature takes the classic theme of Alan Ladd’s Shane and crosses it with the post apocalyptic world of Mel Gibson’s Mad Max. Taking the lead role […]

The Purple Gang (1959)

Serving as both the narrator and lead investigator in out story, Barry Sullivan takes top billing for this prohibition tale of the notorious Purple Gang that terrorized Detroit back when […]

Lawman (1971)

Looking for a 1970’s western with a superior cast? Look no further than this Michael Winner directed effort that includes a Jerry Fielding score with dialogue that flows like cowboy […]

War of the Wildcats (1943)

aka In Old Oklahoma From a marketing perspective it’s awfully easy to see why this has become better known as War of the Wildcats. I mean seriously, if I’m to […]

Cover Up (1949)

When Dennis O’Keefe arrives by train over the Christmas season in Junction City, little does he know that a mystery is going to run deep in the community. While in […]

The X From Outer Space (1967)

Taking a cue from the Godzilla series at Toho and featuring the well worn idea of bringing “something” back from outer space is this Japanese feature from director Kazui Nihonmatsu […]

February 2019 In Review

The Oscars came, the Oscars went and as usual they had very little bearing on my viewing choices for the month. As a matter of fact this time around they […]