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Mark of the Witch (1970)

Utilizing the all too familiar plot device of putting a witch to death during the days of the Salem witch trials. the accused stands before her executioners laying a curse […]

Time After Time (1979)

Ask me to name a time traveling movie I hold near and dear and this Nicholas Meyer adventure is probably the title that will first come to mind. I saw […]

First Blood (1982)

Having seen this film at the dawning of my teenage years during it’s first release to movie theaters in 1982 was needless to say a testosterone fueled night at the […]

Riot in Cell Block 11 (1954)

Seventeen years prior to unleashing the violence of Dirty Harry upon 1970’s filmgoers, director Don Siegel gave the 1950’s crowd this explosive prison drama that cast a long list of […]

The Quick Gun (1964)

During the final years of his cowboy career, Audie Murphy, finds himself cast in this Sidney Salkow outing as a man who has earned a reputation as a “quick gun.” […]

The Raven (1935)

“I am a law unto myself.” If the supposed war to be the King of Horror movies pitting Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff against each other is to be believed, […]

Midway (1976)

This Walter Mirisch production represents a style of movie making we’re not likely to ever see again. Not only is it a star studded effort done in a documentary style […]

Father Is a Bachelor (1950)

Just prior to having his career go into overdrive with the release of Sunset Boulevard and elevating him onto the “A” list of actors about tinsel town, William Holden starred […]

Creature With the Atom Brain (1955)

The title of this Curt Siodmak written thriller is surely missing an “S” on the word Creature because I believe I counted about seven or eight Frankenstein like creations wandering […]

Sabata (1969)

With the arrival of Leone’s A Fistful of Dollars, the so called spaghetti western genre was born and would continue to evolve and bend the accepted way westerns were filmed, […]

G.I. Blues (1960)

Utilizing what would become the standard Elvis Presley formula that sees the King of Rock ‘n Roll sing a song, kiss a girl and get into a fistfight, G.I. Blues […]

The Fallen Sparrow (1943)

“In a world at war, many sparrows must fall….” It’s 1940 as Sparrow opens and we’ll find John Garfield on a train that is set to arrive in New York. […]

The Undying Monster (1942)

It should come as no surprise to anyone that this 63 minute “B” thriller is a superior film thanks to an abundance of talent both in front of and behind […]

Return of the Street Fighter (1974)

Once again the body count is high when Sonny Chiba returns as the hitman for hire, Takuma “Terry” Tsurugi. Kicking the action into high gear shortly after the opening credits, […]

Colossus : The Forbin Project (1970)

“I think Frankenstein ought to be required reading for all scientists.” I couldn’t agree more with Eric Braeden who scores the title role as Dr. Charles Forbin. While watching this […]

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