With Joe Kidd, Clint Eastwood creates another iconic Western character in this well-made and entertaining effort from director John Sturges and writer Elmore Leonard. Advertisements
This e-mail I sent to friends and family chronicles the trip I took from Phoenix to Tucson in 2009 to see four movies at four different locations.
Karloff and Chaney take a back seat to Greene and McNally in this Gothic mystery set in the Black Forest of Germany, where vampires are few and far between.
Robert Redford and Nick Nolte hit the Appalachian Trail, and encounter all sorts of silliness, in this adaptation of Bill Bryson’s popular travel book.
I’ve reached my goal of posting on the site every day of January; now, I’m into February, and it’s becoming a struggle to keep up. And to get any sleep.
Somebody get this damn thing offa me! Roger Corman and his brother Gene offer up this pre-Alien copycat, which stars an odd bird-creature that thirsts for… conversation?
An outstanding documentary that reveals the truth behind a hidden cove in Japan, where thousands of dolphins are slaughtered by fishermen every year.
Ready to put on some foil? After you do, check out what I picked up at a sports pub back in 2006, from three guys who threatened to kill me.
Wait, how can there be film-related mayhem at a hospital? It wasn’t easy, but trust me, the person involved somehow found a way.
A woman travels to a suicide forest in Japan, where her twin sister is believed to be lost, and finds plenty more than she bargained for.
Ann Sheridan and Humphrey Bogart star in this combination of comedy, romance, crime, and musical, directed by Lewis Seiler and co-starring Fanto the Hopping Dog.
I’m three days away from the end of January, and three days away from completing a full month of posts… something that’s never been done on the CM site before!
One of my favorite noir films of all time, a gritty little gem directed by Phil Karlson and starring John Payne as a patsy with a short fuse.
Here they are, the three films that failed to fulfill my expectations in 2016…plus three runners-up, and another that wins the award for worst of the year.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a bicycle messenger on the run from crazed NYC cop Michael Shannon, who wants what’s inside an envelope he’s delivering. Yeah, it’s lame.
I kick off another new series with a look at the one moment (okay, maybe two) in Die Hard that I wish had been done differently. Or dropped altogether.
This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the release of one of the coolest action movies of all time, starring Bruce Willis as the proverbial monkey in the wrench.