Goliath and the Dragon (1960)

aka … Vengeance of Hercules Oscar winner for 1949’s All The King’s Men, Broderick Crawford, ventured overseas to the world of Peplum adventures and in the process gave audiences a […]

Lost In a Harem (1944)

Up to this point, the smash comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello having graduated from the world of burlesque had starred in twelve movies from 1940 onward. All under […]

Ace High (1968)

One almost wants to change this title to “Shades of Tuco.” Truthfully with a couple of tweaks to the script, this spaghetti western from director Giuseppe Colizzi could have served […]

Hammer Horror : The Warner Bros Years (2018)

Maybe I should have called this latest feature, “The Great Kickstarter Adventure.” I say this because that’s exactly how this documentary from Hammer Historian, Marcus Hearn, came into being. Now […]

Mister 880 (1950)

Who better than Oscar Winner, Edmund Gwenn, to play a kindly old timer living in New York City who goes out of his way to befriend children, stray animals and […]

Counterpoint (1968)

Far from the blood and guts battles we are accustomed to seeing in big screen depictions built around WW2 with tanks, infantrymen, fighter jets and secret missions, this Ralph Nelson […]

August 2019 In Review

Along came summer holidays and there they went…. The everchanging seasons here in Canada. But that doesn’t stop yours truly from attempting to stick to that movie a day pace […]

The Sentinel (1977)

Show me a 1970’s theatrical release with no less than sixteen “stars” I’m sure to recognize and I’d think I was sitting down to watch another disaster epic. Maybe the […]

Shadow of The Hawk (1976)

While the lake in the backdrop of British Columbia, Canada looks peaceful in this Canadian produced thriller, if one looks closely you’ll see scores of dead fish washed ashore and […]

Farewell Friend (1968)

aka … Adieu l’ami On the subject of movies if you ask me to name something or more specifically someone that I’ve become aware of via French cinema, I’m most […]

The Thing (1982)

Each of us have one or more of those pivotal films from our younger years that leaves a lasting impression into adulthood and while I have many I can name, […]

Mark of the Witch (1970)

Utilizing the all too familiar plot device of putting a witch to death during the days of the Salem witch trials. the accused stands before her executioners laying a curse […]

Return of the Frontiersman (1950)

At just seventy-four minutes, this Technicolor feature from Warner Brothers proves to be an easy western to squeeze in on most any night of your choosing. If you happen to […]

Time After Time (1979)

Ask me to name a time traveling movie I hold near and dear and this Nicholas Meyer adventure is probably the title that will first come to mind. I saw […]

Catching Up On Pacino

I do have to admit that while growing up and discovering both movies and the actors that populate them I was very late in coming to the party where Al […]

First Blood (1982)

Having seen this film at the dawning of my teenage years during it’s first release to movie theaters in 1982 was needless to say a testosterone fueled night at the […]