A women-behind-bars film? An Amazon rainforest adventure? Nope and nope…this low-rent crime thriller wants badly to be a tough film noir, but fails.
The Video Store Action Heroes are back in action, with a look at the films of director Walter Hill. My choice is a bayou action thriller from 1981.
Take seven doofs, throw them into an irritating story with even more irritating dialogue, make it all seem sophomoric and self-important, and what do you get? This, unfortunately.
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.
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?
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.
George Lazenby takes over for Sean Connery as secret agent James Bond, who travels to Switzerland to romance a countess and once again do battle with SPECTRE.
Schlockmeister director Roger Corman delivers with this cheesy-but-brainy sci-fi/horror offering, featuring scientists trapped on an island inhabited by giant, angry crustaceans.
Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, and Myrna Loy show me why I need to be watching more films from the 1930s, in this excellent romance drama from director Clarence Brown.