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Get Shorty (1995)

The recent release of this Barry Sonnenfeld film adapted from Elmore Leonard’s novel on blu ray from Shout Factory’s Select line up had me salivating with anticipation of revisiting a […]

Prime Cut (1972)

Lee Marvin as a mob enforcer is really all one needs to know when sitting in on this violent gangland tale but wait, you get Gene Hackman thrown in the […]

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 […]

Uncommon Valor (1983)

Well before Chuck Norris’ Braddock and Sly Stallone’s Rambo decided to go back to Vietnam and rescue the men left behind in POW camps ten years after the United States […]

A Bridge Too Far (1977)

Here’s a star studded war film from director Richard Attenborough that I can vaguely recall being released to theaters when I was still in grade school. Commercials on television promised […]

The Crimson Tide (1995)

I may not be old enough to recall the days when the likes of Gable and Bogart had new movies in theater houses but I am old enough to recall […]

The Domino Principle (1977)

Generally regarded as a weak film in the careers of all those involved, let’s look at the fact that this Stanley Kramer film allows some heavyweight talent to share the […]

Mad Dog Coll (1961)

Perhaps a foot note in the history of gangster films, this prohibition era tale offers plenty of gangland flavor and marks the film debuts of two iconic actors and another […]

The Friedkin Connection : A Memoir

By William Friedkin Quick! Name a film directed by William Friedkin. Did you think of The Exorcist first? I usually do. This self penned tale of his own journey growing […]

It’s The Part 2 Poster Gallery

Since movies became one of our greatest past times, producers have been cashing in on a good thing. When a film comes along that starts the cash registers ringing the […]

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