Happy Holidays from Sammy Maudlin, myself, and everyone here at the Cinema Monolith home office in Peoria, Arizona! Hope you’re getting a lot more snow than I am!
It’s time for another cheese-athon, as Lindsey and I take a look at a Roger Corman ‘prison women on the run’ classic starring Marie Windsor and ‘Touch’ Connors!
The Video Store Action Heroes are back, this time spotlighting transportation-related action films. My choice is a train, on a collision course with…Shatner, in disguise!
If summer’s over, and the beaches are closed, and the paint-happy bastards have gone home, why am I still posting stories about Jaws? Well, because…it’s Jaws.
Blonde bombshell Mamie Van Doren joins the rackets while mob boss Brad Dexter has other ideas for her in this cheap but watchable ’50s crime drama.
Peter Weller takes on bugs, bugs, and more bugs – and yes, bug typewriters – in this whacked-out, baffling, and indescribable ordeal from director David Cronenberg.
I’m no longer having ‘Jaws Month’ here at the Monolith, but that doesn’t mean I’m not taking part in my annual ‘Jaws Night’ festivities…
A thoroughly entertaining sports documentary about an against-the-grain minor league baseball team, its owner and players, and the city that embraced them.
Some awesome work from Edward G. Robinson highlights this different but entertaining crime drama from director Anatole Litvak, featuring Humphrey Bogart in an early role.
Owen Wilson, Steve Martin, and Jack Black have themselves a big year…but what exactly is a big year? And why do they need binoculars to see it?
Jump in your Ford jet car and travel back with me to 1984, and have some fun with one of the screwiest sci-fi comedies you’ll ever see.
One of my favorite actresses, Doris Day, passed away this morning, so in remembrance I thought I’d post a review I’d finished recently, of a film where she truly excelled.
Worst. Sunglasses. EVER. Lindsey and I return for another round of reviewing cheesy movies, this time for a sci-fi alien thriller courtesy of our friends in England.
Glenn Ford and Van Heflin wait for a train and engage in a battle of wits in this atypical Western classic from director Delmer Daves.
The Video Store Action Heroes are back for another blogathon, this time taking a look at cage and ring fighting of the ’70s and ’80s. My pick: female gladiators!
Look, up in the sky, it’s…something big that nobody can see! Michael Moriarty goes over the edge in this early-’80s horror offering from Larry Cohen. You’ve been warned.
In this early space-travel drama, Lloyd Bridges, Osa Massen, and three others are rocketed to the moon, but make an unexpected detour…with more than unexpected results.