Last year my sister and I went to our first-ever theater presentation of the Clint Eastwood crime thriller ‘Dirty Harry’. And yes, it was worth the 45-year wait. Advertisements
My contribution to the Spencer Tracy & Katharine Hepburn Blogathon is this wartime survival drama directed by Fred Zinnemann, starring Tracy as a concentration camp escapee.
Something ugly is terrorizing the students and faculty of Dunsfield University, and it’s up to a science teacher, his main squeeze, and the police to find out what.
The plan: watch ten movies—four Blu-rays, five DVDs, and one on TV—over the course of a long weekend. Can it be done? Of course it can!
And no, it’s not Mandingo Month! Check out this newspaper clipping from 1975 and find out what makes the content of this ad so memorable.
Ouch! And I do mean the pain you’ll feel while watching this three-dimensional second sequel to the original Jaws, starring Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, and this unlucky guy.
Another scorching-hot summer is upon us, and it’s time once again to visit my favorite movie of all time, the 1975 man-vs-shark classic Jaws!
No blood, a questionable Dracula, and I’d hardly call it a castle…but thank heavens we get to see a woman in a bikini at an aquatic park!
Brian Donlevy and Claire Trevor are the stars, but lesser-known John Russell is the focal point in this crime drama about a senate committee fighting the rackets in NYC.
What happens when a high school schmuck travels back in time and hooks up with the prettiest girl the Stone Age has to offer? Seriously, you don’t want to know.
A fun adventure-comedy from France starring Jean-Paul Belmondo as a man searching for his kidnapped fiancé and a trio of valuable figurines.
Happy April Fool’s Day! And what better way to celebrate than with a film noir movie…one even more goofy than the goofball above!
Another re-watch and re-working of an existing Bond review, but before getting huffy about a repeat, just remember: it’s new if you’ve never seen it before, right?
I’m watching all the Bond films again, and thought I’d update my existing reviews along the way. This one gets an overhaul, though my appreciation for it remains the same.
A spy thriller based on a novel by John le Carré, starring Ewan McGregor as a civilian caught in a dangerous web between a Russian mobster and England’s MI6.
Over fifty years of James Bond action kicks off with this introductory offering starring Sean Connery as MI6 agent 007, who takes on the evil Dr. No.
This month at the Desk, Mickey Rooney makes his first of three ’50s noir appearances with Quicksand, a nifty little ‘chump in over his head’ crime cheapie from 1950.