Texas (1941)

From Columbia pictures comes this early film in the career of two actors who would rise to prominence in the fifties. William Holden and Glenn Ford. Playing a couple of […]

The Defector (1966)

For this tale of espionage we are witnessing the final film of Montgomery Clift. Here’s the guy that inspired the “next generation” of actors. Brando, Newman, Dean etc. Sadly at […]

Target Eagle (1982)

For this effort from director J. Anthony Loma we have a couple of down on their luck American actors teaming up with a slumming Max Von Sydow and a soon […]

Behind Locked Doors (1948)

When you don’t have that much time but want to sneak a “quickie in” this isn’t such a bad way to go at a running time of 62 minutes . […]

Taste of Killing (1966)

Throughout the history of cinema it is hard to find one title anymore influential than Leone’s A Fistful of Dollars. It practically started a genre of it’s own in the […]

Little Nikita (1988)

For the second consecutive film of his return to the big screen after an eleven year absence Sidney Poitier again stars as an F.B.I. agent. Unlike Shoot to Kill where […]

Shoot To Kill (1988)

Growing up I was well aware of who Sidney Poitier was and his importance to the evolution of cinema. I was also aware that this film marked his return to […]

I’m All Right Jack (1959)

Though this film is somewhat of a sequel to 1955’s Private’s Progress one does not need to see that film to jump right into this one and enjoy the hilarity […]

My Week With Marilyn (2011)

Since Starting this project of sharing my passion for rediscovering past cinema I have not reviewed anything from this century. That doesn’t mean I don’t watch recent films as I […]

ELI WALLACH : Before Tuco There Was Calvera

When the opening credits of John Sturges’ The Magnificent 7 come to a close, Elmer Bernstien’s memorable western score  shifts dramatically as an army of bandits on horseback ride into the frame. […]

Frankenstein’s Bloody Terror (1968)

FILMED IN CHILL-O-RAMA. So say the opening credits. Originally titled La marca del Hombre-lobo this is a Spanish production from the pen of Jacinto Molina that was picked up for […]