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Messenger of Death (1988)

“Someday I’d like a part where I can lean my elbow against a mantlepiece and have a cocktail.” That quote credited to legendary tough guy Charles Bronson has always been […]

Reconstructing 1966’s The Blue Max

For me The Blue Max represents one of those big scale war films that would play repeatedly on late night television back before we had the VHS tape at our […]

Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)

aka … Night of the Dark Full Moon … aka Deathouse … ( that’s the name on the print I located and not what I’d call perfect grammar) Years before […]

Hoodlum Empire (1952)

Directed by Joseph Kane for Herbert J. Yates’ Republic Pictures, this black and white crime drama features a large canvas of characters who all converge in the present and a […]

Remembering Doris Day

A heavy heart today. It’s while at my office earlier today that I overheard the radio playing Que Sera Sera in the showroom where I’m employed. My heart skipped a […]

Way of a Gaucho (1952)

There is no denying the fact that Gene Tierney looks stunning in technicolor. She’s just that in this Jacques Tourneur film under the 20th Century Fox banner that sees the […]

Harry In Your Pocket (1973)

Taking up a theme as old as movies, Harry In Your Pocket is the story of a veteran and the kid he takes on as a protégé. It’s been done […]

Of Mice and Men (1939)

Not familiar with John Steinbeck’s classic novel? Well to be honest I’ve never read it either but I am a fan of the 1939 version caught on camera by Oscar […]

Blue Ice (1992)

Blue Ice – It’s when something unexpected and wonderful falls on you out of a clear blue sky and changes your life. This is what retired British agent Michael Caine […]

Salome, Where She Danced (1945)

This Walter Wanger production by way of director Charles Lamont plays like a bizarre 1940’s rendition of There’s Something About Mary. From the American Civil War to a European backdrop […]

The Premonition (1976)

When contacted by Classic Horrors to participate as a guest writer I was quick to jump on board as it presented me with not one but two challenges. First up […]

The Young Racers (1963)

Having come across an aging pocket novel that tied in with this AIP release I was reminded that I had this movie in a box set of Roger Corman titles […]

Bathing Beauty (1944)

The splendor of MGM’s technicolor look is abundant when Red Skelton finds himself trying to win back the hand of swimming star Esther Williams in this enjoyable romp that sees […]

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