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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Battle Stations (1956)

From Columbia and director Lewis Seiler comes this WW2 tale of the Navy that plays like a resurrected script from Warner Brothers production schedule twenty years earlier. It stars John […]

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