Tag Archive: movie

Westerns of John Ford & John Wayne

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It is not uncommon for a director to completely gel with a lead actor who they frequently turn to for their projects. Martin Scorsese has Robert DeNiro, John Huston had Humphrey Bogart, Billy… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Carnival of Souls’

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In the 1950’s and 1960’s teenagers emerged as a marketable demographic with money to spend, and one thing they enjoyed was going to the movies. Trying to appeal to the fast and loose… Continue reading

Horror Viewing for the Coronavirus

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So you went and got Coronavirus and are now in quarantine. Or you are barricading yourself with your arsenal of toilet paper ready for the coming apocalypse. Either way you are trapped in… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Deathsport’

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In 1975 actor David Carradine starred in one of the most memorable of B-movie icon Roger Corman’s films Death Race 2000. The flick about race car drivers zipping through the country on a… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Kirk Douglas

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Recently one of the all-time great leading men Kirk Douglas passed away at 103. After a stint in the navy during World War II, Kirk Douglas made his way to Hollywood looking for… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Sorcerer’

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During the 1970’s director William Friedkin made two of the most influential films of all time; the French Connection and the Exorcist. But there was one movie he made during this era which… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Phantom of the Paradise’

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Ever since Lon Chaney struck fear into the hearts of moviegoers in 1925, the Phantom of the Opera has been a favorite tale of filmmakers. The Gaston Leroux tale of has been seen… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Big Chill’

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We all have had people in our lives that at one point we were so close with they were a surrogate family. But as time passes you drift apart and end up living… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Billy Jack’

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The introduction of the cult favorite movie character Billy Jack in the Born Losers was hated by critics but loved by fans and the box office numbers backed that up. Unfortunately star and… Continue reading

Classic Scene: The Doorway

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The Doorway The Searchers (1956) Directed by John Ford The Scene: After five years of searching for his missing nieces, the world weary Ethan Edwards (John Wayne) has returned with Debbie (Natalie Wood),… Continue reading