Hoodlum Empire (1952)

Directed by Joseph Kane for Herbert J. Yates’ Republic Pictures, this black and white crime drama features a large canvas of characters who all converge in the present and a […]

Remembering Doris Day

A heavy heart today. It’s while at my office earlier today that I overheard the radio playing Que Sera Sera in the showroom where I’m employed. My heart skipped a […]

Way of a Gaucho (1952)

There is no denying the fact that Gene Tierney looks stunning in technicolor. She’s just that in this Jacques Tourneur film under the 20th Century Fox banner that sees the […]

Harry In Your Pocket (1973)

Taking up a theme as old as movies, Harry In Your Pocket is the story of a veteran and the kid he takes on as a protégé. It’s been done […]

Of Mice and Men (1939)

Not familiar with John Steinbeck’s classic novel? Well to be honest I’ve never read it either but I am a fan of the 1939 version caught on camera by Oscar […]

Blue Ice (1992)

Blue Ice – It’s when something unexpected and wonderful falls on you out of a clear blue sky and changes your life. This is what retired British agent Michael Caine […]

Kangaroo (1952)

Brando’s Pick of the Month Carrying on with the theme of movies starring or featuring animals in the title leads Brando the Dachshund and myself to this 1952 effort filmed […]

April 2019 In Review

My DVD-blu ray-VHS-Laserdsic machines sure get a break once April hits and there’s a very good reason why the time I set aside for watching movies is seriously cut down. […]

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 […]