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Lawman (1971)

Looking for a 1970’s western with a superior cast? Look no further than this Michael Winner directed effort that includes a Jerry Fielding score with dialogue that flows like cowboy […]

Fielding a Championship Team

Like any sport there’s always a movie out there from the past or even one in current production built around it because sports movies offer up plenty of drama and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Time to Read a Good Movie

More of those movie tie-ins that can make for a nostalgic look back to simpler times at both the movie theater and the Mom and Pop book shops. Let’s start […]

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 […]

Now Playing August 17th, 1977

Under the circumstances of Burt Reynold’s passing, the time seems appropriate for joining me in a look back to the week that was when Burt was KING at the box […]

Marty (1955)

By this time in his young career Ernest Borgnine had bullied Spencer Tracy and Broderick Crawford, beaten Frank Sinatra to death, tackled Randolph Scott and looked dangerous as one of Burt […]

The Professionals (1966)

Not wanting to speak on behalf of everyone else who has seen this Richard Brooks classic, I think it’s one of those unheralded movies that doesn’t get enough love. I […]

The Fighting O’Flynn (1949)

This energetic Douglas Fairbanks Jr. swashbuckler is one which will easily make my list of most enjoyable new to me discoveries for the calendar year 2018. It’s an old fashioned […]

El Vampiro (1957)

aka The Vampire This effective chiller is the perfect example of what you would find under the foreign horrors chapter when reading up on vampire films in books like the appropriately […]

Operation Petticoat (1959)

The year 1958 may have offered up a pair of war time dramas of the submarine variety for audiences with Gable and Lancaster in Run Silent, Run Deep followed by […]

Diabolically Yours (1967)

“It’s a dream. It just doesn’t make sense.” When Alain Delon awakes from a coma after a life threatening car crash, he’s told his name is George. He has a […]

On Wings of Eagles (1986)

Let’s start by pointing out this two part TV movie is not to be confused with The Wings of Eagles, the 1957 John Ford-John Wayne biopic of Frank Wead. No, […]

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