Hook, Line and Sinker (1969)

Director George Marshall directed films ranging from classics like Destry Rides Again to The Blue Dahlia to The Railroad segment of How The West Was Won would end his movie […]

November 2018 In Review

November sometimes represents a month of horror movie withdrawal for me after binging on them for the Halloween season. With Christmas right around the corner and holiday movies lined up, […]

Creature (1985)

Not having seen this since it came out on VHS in what I imagine looking back was the year of it’s release, I recalled it as another Alien rip-off. Now […]

Devil Dogs of the Air (1935)

Brando’s Pick of the Month Cheating just a bit this month as we look to this James Cagney-Pat O’Brien standard with nary a dog in sight to keep Brando happy […]

The Gambler (1974)

With James Caan having just solidified his association with the gangster film via The Godfather as Sonny Corleone, he’s well suited to his role here as the gambler in over […]

Boxcar Bertha (1972)

The names Roger Corman and Samuel Z. Arkoff should be as common as salt and pepper to fans of the early days of the exploitation market in the world of […]

Boris Karloff Posters on his Birthday

When the calendar hits the 23rd of November it’s time to celebrate. Meaning it’s time to celebrate the birthday of an actor who is not only one of cinema’s great […]

This Woman Is Dangerous (1952)

Deep within this tale of screen icon Joan Crawford getting her sight back thanks to the efforts of Dr. Dennis Morgan there lurks a so-so Noir tale or what could have […]

The Wild North (1952)

Leading man Stewart Granger continued his association with the splendor of MGM by appearing in this outdoor adventure filmed in color that offered the actor a departure from the swordplay epics […]

Man’s Favorite Sport? (1964)

While the legendary Howard Hawks may not be remaking his own Rio Bravo here as he kind of did with El Dorado, he freely borrowed a classic bit from his […]

The Battle of the Sexes (1960)

It’s a title that can be applied to more than just this black and white British comedy but it’s one that fits as we see a timid Peter Sellers faced with […]

Bunco Squad (1950)

Thanks to the Warner Archive division I am reminded once again why I love the “B” units that the major studios had cranking out inexpensive movies destined to be the opening title on double bills. […]

Time to Read a Good Movie

More of those movie tie-ins that can make for a nostalgic look back to simpler times at both the movie theater and the Mom and Pop book shops. Let’s start […]

Knock On Any Door (1949)

“Knock on any door and you may find Nick Romano.” Under the Columbia banner, Humphrey Bogart and his own Santana Production outfit presented this courtroom effort to the movie going […]

The Sicilian Clan (1969)

When the likes of Jean Gabin, Alain Delon and Lino Ventura all share the screen in a crime caper backed by the superb direction of Henri Verneuil and a quirky […]