The Outside Man (1972)

This is an odd European gangland flick that was filmed in L.A. and stars 3 well know faces and a few American character actors to round out the cast. We […]

Attack of the Puppet People (1958)

Watch out for giant dogs and over sized telephones! Director Bert I. Gordon surely had a love affair with Gulliver’s Travels. It seems that anytime I catch his name on […]

Bad Day At Black Rock (1955)

“You look like you need a hand.” That’s a heck of a line that says so much in a movie where the hero only has one good arm and not […]

Serpent of the Nile (1953)

A decade before Burton and Taylor almost sank a movie studio, exploitation kings Sam Katzman and William Castle put Raymond Burr and Rhonda Fleming into the roles of Marc Antony […]

The Night of the Sorcerers (1974)

From Blind Dead director Amando de Ossorio comes this voodoo vampire tale of a group of explorers in present day Bumbasa looking into the preservation of animals. Out in the […]

The Gorilla (1939)

For today’s audiences it is practically impossible to watch this film and not compare the Ritz Brothers to the enormously popular The Three Stooges. The Ritz Brothers (Jimmy, Harry and […]

Big Trouble (1986)

Although I had heard of this film I never realized it heavily satirized the classic Noir thriller Double Indemnity. What we get here is insurance agent Alan Arkin taken in […]

Cash McCall (1960)

For the first 18 minutes of this WB romantic comedy we have a title character that everyone seems to think is a shrewd cutthroat businessman. Upon meeting our leading man […]

Lady on a Train (1945)

Here’s a genre crossing title from the Deanna Durbin library. We get a musical screwball comedy mixed in with a murder mystery to come up with a pleasurable 94 minutes […]

Souls at Sea (1937)

Paramount Studios set up a first rate production with Henry Hathaway directing this seafaring adventure with heroic Gary Cooper in the lead role and George Raft playing his loyal friend […]

Seminole (1953)

Here’s a Universal-International western that kind of struck me as a Mutiny on the Bounty wanna be in the Florida everglades. Rising star Rock Hudson plays a young Lieutenant under […]

One Down, Two to Go (1982)

Anytime I can sit back and watch Fred Williamson and Jim Brown act tough, count me in. Now add in Richard Roundtree and Jim Kelly and you would think it […]

The Undercover Man (1949)

Four years before Harry Cohn turned Glenn Ford loose in Fritz Lang’s The Big Heat he assigned him to this Robert Rossen production from director Joseph H. Lewis. Although this […]