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Two Flags West (1950)

With an opportunity presenting itself to select a Joseph Cotten movie thanks to Maddy’s Classic Film site and Crystal of In The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood playing host […]

Now Playing Monday July 21st, 1969.

Western fans rejoice! I’d be in my glory taking in five westerns we all know and love playing at the same time in downtown Toronto if I could go back […]

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 […]

The Killer Elite (1975)

Espionage and San Francisco replace hardened outlaws and Mexico for this Sam Peckinpah effort that once again sees the director assemble a first rate cast for more slow motion blood […]

The Pack (1977)

Brando’s Pick of the Month I’m not sure just how intimidating this movie’s “pack” would be if Brando the Dachshund was a member but as it is, Joe Don Baker […]

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 […]

Purgatory (1999)

Anyone in the room who knows that Randy Quaid played “Doc” Holliday please raise your hands and take a seat at the front of the class, Mike’s Take 101. Along […]

Now Playing August 4th, 1978

Once again my continuous hunting for movies and memorabilia has unearthed a newspaper during my recent summer vacation to western Canada. In an Edmonton antique mall I came across an […]

One Eyed Jacks (1961)

The iconic Marlon Brando directed only one film in his entire career and with it, gave us what I’ve always felt to be a vastly underrated effort that co-starred his […]

The Reluctant Heroes (1971)

If I didn’t know any better I’d swear this made for TV affair by way of Aaron Spelling was made on the sets and locations of MASH when Alan Alda […]

Blue (1968)

If Sean Connery can star in Shalako, then surely Terence Stamp can star in a western all his very own. In this case it’s Blue, from director Silvio Narizzano and […]

Al Lettieri versus The Icons Part 2

The two films I saw more frequently than any other growing up featuring Al Lettieri pitted him against two of the actors I’ve always numbered among my favorites. One the King […]

The Last Hard Men (1976)

                                     Charlton Heston vs. James Coburn ………………… Only One Will Survive That according to the film’s trailer in what could be billed as a heavyweight tilt when these two tangle in […]

Shamus (1973)

Burt Reynolds may not be playing Philip Marlowe in this Buzz Kulik directed flick but it sure has the feel of a parallel version of The Big Sleep right down […]

The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)

When Charlton Heston’s tugboat comes across a derelict ship drifting in a rough sea, the opening half hour of this Michael Anderson film takes on an eerie quality that works […]

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