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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 […]

Jaws 2 (1978)

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.” […]

Still of the Night (1982)

Alternative Title? When Meryl Met Chief Brody in Hitchcock Land When the dead body of Josef Sommer is discovered following the opening credits of this Robert Benton directed feature, Roy […]

Night Game (1989)

Once again Roy Scheider is the reluctant hunter of a killer only this time his prey is on land as opposed to the sea and no he doesn’t revive his […]

The Return of “The Novel Idea”

Ok. You might have figured it out by now but when I’m out hunting for VHS tapes, DVD’s and other odd bits of movie paraphernalia, I like to snap pics […]

Last Embrace (1979)

The source novel, The 13th Man becomes an homage to Hitchcock in the hands of  Jonathan Demme during the mystery that unravels for star player Roy Scheider. A thriller featuring the […]

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 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 […]

Jaws (1975)

“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 […]

It’s a Fatherly Thing.

Time for another look at some of the Dad’s that populated the films we love and in some cases revere. Maybe even a favorite or two from TV. Who didn’t […]

Collecting the Lobby Card Part 1

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 […]

Great White (1981)

This Italian import like many of it’s kindred has received numerous titles upon release in various countries around the globe. I know it as Great White due to it’s very […]

Sorcerer (1977)

William Friedkin’s title can’t help but conjure up images of a horror film. And why not? The man gave us The Exorcist. While this remake of the 1953 French film […]

Victor Mature : Man of Action

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!

The Thrill of Ben Gardner’s Boat

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 […]

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