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Death Wish (1974)

For his fourth film under the direction of Michael Winner, Charles Bronson, scored his most famous role, one that would have a lasting impact on many of his subsequent characterizations. […]

3 Men to Kill (1980)

aka 3 hommes a abattre When a simple act of charity turns sour, French superstar, Alain Delon, will find himself in familiar territory. Meaning on the run with a gun […]

Assignment Terror (1969)

aka … Los Monstruos Del Terror …  aka … Dracula jagt Frankenstein …  aka … Dracula contra Frankenstein …  aka … Abbott and Costello Meet Michael Rennie and the Universal […]

How The West Was Won (1962)

While I’ve see this western blockbuster filmed in Cinerama a number of times I don’t believe I’ve actually seen it since my adolescent days. It played regularly on TV though […]

Caravan to Vaccares (1974)

If you fell in love with action films as a kid growing up in the 70’s and 80’s there’s a good chance you know that what the name Alistair MacLean […]

The Ice Follies of 1939

Yes this movie really does exist and yes it stars classic film favorites Joan Crawford and James (or Jimmy as I prefer) Stewart. With a zippy score to start the […]

All At Sea (1957)

aka Barnacle Bill. Long before Alec Guinness would become eternally famous in the world of pop culture as Obi-Wan Kenobi he was on one hell of a roll in the […]

The Invisible Ray (1936)

For the third consecutive year, Universal Studios, cast the two titans of 1930’s horror films together once again. As the posters proclaimed, it was Karloff and Bela Lugosi starring in […]

Thunder In Carolina (1960)

The “thunder” being referred to in this Howco International Pictures production isn’t coming from the skies overhead but rather the racetracks in and around South Carolina. Now put a fiery […]

The Perfect Killer (1977)

Taking his turn as an aging hitman looking to retire from the syndicate, western favorite, Lee Van Cleef, assumes center stage in this heavily plotted effort coming at the end […]

Christmas Eve (1947)

Far from a conventional Christmas movie, this Edwin L. Marin directed feature casts a heavily made up 45 year old, Ann Harding, as an aging woman of wealth looking to […]

Les Miserables (1952)

In general terms I know the story of Jean Valjean, the main character of Victor Hugo’s classic novel. I’d seen two other filmed versions of the story but admittedly that […]

High Society (1956)

Just a short 16 years following the Grant-Hepburn-Stewart classic, The Philadelphia Story, from director George Cukor came this musical rendition utilizing the star power of Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and […]

Ebenezer (1998)

If a film producer wanted to create a wild west slant on Charles Dicken’s classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge, there really is only one actor’s agent that I’d want that […]

Kid Galahad (1962)

Far better than the bulk of Elvis Presley’s later films between 1965 and 1969, Kid Galahad, proves an entertaining outing for the King as long as we look past the […]

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