The Cariboo Trail (1950)

The first thing I should point out while spotlighting this Randolph Scott western is how fortunate we are to be able to see it thanks to it’s recent reconstruction and […]

The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)

Brainey Baxter, Oxford Charlie, Sam the Surgeon, Straight Flush Tony, Moose Moran and The Lemon Drop Kid. Names like these are music to my ears when watching a Damon Runyon […]

Get Shorty (1995)

The recent release of this Barry Sonnenfeld film adapted from Elmore Leonard’s novel on blu ray from Shout Factory’s Select line up had me salivating with anticipation of revisiting a […]

Treasure Island (1934)

Written by Robert Louis Stevenson and published in 1883, this MGM spectacle from director Victor Fleming found it’s way into movie houses forty years after the writers passing at the […]

Five Years and Counting …

The older one gets the more one realizes that Dad was right. Time passes us by in the blink of an eye and here I am five years removed from […]

The Lawless (1950)

Dated though this Joseph Losey title may be, there is still a timeliness to it’s topic of racial tensions and an irresponsible media blowing things out of proportion that resonates […]

Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953)

With Cinemascope backed up by a tremendous score from Bernard Herrmann and a stupendous cast of character players surrounding youngsters Robert Wagner and Terry Moore, this underwater adventure is hard […]

Killdozer (1974)

If I didn’t know any better I’d think this Universal Studios Production was a lost script destined to be on the lower half of a double bill with The Monolith […]

Payoff (1991)

From director Stuart Cooper comes a film that represents another fine example of what could show up on the new release shelf of the local VHS store back at the […]

Kirk Douglas and the Leading Ladies

Yes I’ve been celebrating the films and career of Kirk Douglas since starting this online project 5 years ago so with December 9th upon us and the cleft chinned icon […]

My Forbidden Past (1951)

Picture this. New Orleans, Ava Gardner and Robert Mitchum. Sounds like a sure fire Noir thriller with Mitch and Ava flirting in the jazz clubs on Bourbon Street dodging bullets and […]

Proud Men (1987)

This network television movie represents one of the very few Charlton Heston movies I had yet to see until now after finally unwrapping a DVD release of the film I’d had […]

The Man Called Noon (1973)

Here’s a western that in my opinion tries it’s best to imitate the style and feel of a spaghetti western and kind of succeeds despite the cast and director. None of them being […]

Project : Kill (1976)

Just four years short of having a major change in the direction of his career, Leslie Nielsen, takes a trip to the Philippines in this piece of exploitation fare along […]