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 […]
The excitement was surely mounting when it was announced that Roy Scheider was returning to Martha’s Vineyard, “just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water.” […]
Mike’s Take on Stanley Baker Movies ……. Day 7 On one hand this adventurous sea faring tale left me with a sour taste in my mouth by the time I […]
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 […]
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 […]
Anyone who is a fan of the British horror films that Hammer studios put forth from the fifties thru to the seventies are all well aware of just who Amicus […]
“Too many jump scares.” This from a young fellow named Michael who happened to be sitting next to me at my local Apollo Cinema for a recent theatrical showing of […]
Before Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus took Hollywood by storm in the 1980’s making Cannon Films a staple of low budget action films among other genres thus capitalizing on the […]
O.k. I admit it. I love to show off the collectibles associated with movies I have amassed since I was given a weekly allowance. One of the great ways of […]
Originally written for the stage by Peter Shaffer, this story tells the tale of the Spanish led by Francisco Pizarro and the capture of the Incan empire leading to the […]
Taking on the Japanese. Fighting sharks long before Roy Scheider and Robert Shaw. Playing with fire. Making history. Taming the Jungle. Messing with Vincent. Lastly, making me jealous!
When it comes to movie memories, I love to reminisce. When you’re a kid you see the ads on television for the new movies playing at the local theaters and […]
Growing up as I did in the long shadow of Jaws there wasn’t a kid on the street who didn’t know who Captain Quint was. We all knew his rough […]
Who doesn’t love a movie with a great poker scene?
At an impressionable age I saw both Jaws and Grizzly and to this day I will watch any footage of either of these large predators on Discovery channel. Must be […]