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Legend of the Werewolf (1975)

In this very Hammer like release via Tyburn Film Productions, Peter Cushing stars as an intrepid police surgeon attempting to solve a series of gruesome murders in 19th century Paris. […]

The Mini-Skirt Mob (1968)

I really don’t give a damn what anyone else thinks. I’d rather watch this revenge minded biker flick than Easy Rider most any day of the week. There I’ve said […]

You’ll Like My Mother (1972)

The first question I have to ask myself isn’t whether or not I’ll like Mother but how in the heck have I missed this tightly knit thriller my entire movie […]

Timbuktu (1959)

With a smile that’s bigger than life and the he-man brawn to match, Victor Mature flexes his heroic tendencies opposite sexy Yvonne De Carlo for a director who has steadily […]

War Drums (1957)

As much as I love the western, this Reginald Le Borg effort could easily have been adapted by the Zucker Brothers into a smash comedy hit instead of Zero Hour, […]

No Escape (1994)

Directed by Martin Campbell, this futuristic prison flick comes at you as a big scale entertainment that is a cross between a jungle warfare movie, Papillon and Escape From New York. […]

Soldier of Fortune (1955)

For the second time in as many years, the fiery Susan Hayward is off to find a husband who has gone missing in a strange land. In 1954 she hired […]

Games (1967)

Sometimes a game can go too far and with Curtis Harrington in the director’s chair this thriller goes over the edge. Games tells the story of a young couple played by James […]

Firewalker (1986)

The long shadow of Indiana Jones was still in vogue by the time this J. Lee Thompson effort hit the big screen. Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus who fronted Cannon […]

Castle of the Living Dead (1964)

Not surprisingly, this Italian thriller casts horror icon Christopher Lee in the leading role of the demented Count Drago but what is surprising is that it features the film debut of […]

Nob Hill (1945)

This Henry Hathaway directed effort for 20th Century Fox threw me a curveball that proved to be a welcome one at that. Released on DVD though the Fox made on […]

The Lightship (1985)

It wasn’t until I was no longer a youngster that I came around to truly appreciating the magic of Robert Duvall on screen. That in part is probably due to […]

The Big Shakedown (1934)

The Big Shakedown is exactly what happens when a big city gangster played by suave Ricardo Cortez puts pressure on small time pharmacist Charles Farrell and his soon to be […]

Nightkill (1980)

Thirty-eight years is a long time. That’s how long I’ve gone between viewings of this Ted Post directed thriller that made it’s television debut in December of 1980 after what […]

Deadly Jaws (1974)

aka No Gold For a Dead Diver ….. and a half dozen other names in foreign languages including the original German title, Ein toter Taucher nimmt kein Gold. From the […]

I Walk Alone (1947)

In the five films they actually starred in together not counting a couple cameo bits in another pair, Burt Lancaster always had billing over Kirk Douglas and in all likelihood […]

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