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Thrill of a Romance (1945)

During the glory years of MGM they boasted more stars then there are in the heavens and numbered Van Johnson and Esther Williams among them. In this technicolor outing from […]

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 […]

Sharing the Screen With Kirk Douglas

Count the candles. 103. Yes Kirk Douglas is 103 years young today. Each year since starting up Mike’s Take On the Movies I set aside December 9th to celebrate the […]

Contract on Cherry Street (1977)

Following the release of the less than memorable, Dirty Dingus Magee, in 1970, Frank Sinatra, retired from the big screen and wouldn’t return until the release of the cop thriller, […]

One Touch of Venus (1948)

What’s a man to do when a statue looks just like Ava Gardner? Well, where Robert Walker is concerned, you do some daydreaming, kiss it and hope for the best. […]

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 […]

Legend of the Lost (1957)

Between The Searchers in 1956 and Rio Bravo in 1959, John Wayne made a handful of films that I’m fairly certain most of us Duke fans would agree are not […]

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 […]

Take Me Out to The Ball Game (1949)

Vaudeville mixes with romance and baseball in this lighthearted MGM technicolor feature from director Busby Berkeley that sees Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly take to the ball diamond while Esther […]

Now Playing 1963 / 1965 London, Ontario

A couple of vintage newspapers revealed some interesting combinations at the local theaters here in London, Ontario, Canada. Plenty of viewing choices to pick from and not a superhero in […]

More of Those On Screen Movie Dads

Let’s kick off this year’s look at movie Dad’s with three versions of The Champ. 1931 saw Wallace Beery and Jackie Cooper take to the screen. The next version switched […]

The End (1978)

Back in the good old days when Burt Reynolds was one of the leading contenders for the industry’s box office champ, he starred in and directed this black comedy that […]

Killer Fish (1978)

The long shadow of Jaws was a major influence on the exploitation market in the immediate years that followed the Spielberg film. Grizzly, Piranha and of course Jaws 2, 3 […]

The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)

If one were to go strictly by the cast list and noticing this film was directed by John Huston, then surely excitement would be in the air. That’s how I […]

Beware! The Blob aka Son of Blob (1972)

Superstar Steve McQueen returns to face off against the screen villain that he first met back in 1958 for debuting director and star of the recently cancelled I Dream of Jeannie, […]

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