Shark! (1969)

As the sixties drew to a close and Burt Reynolds was on the cusp on super stardom, he turned up in this muddled thriller from the prolific Samuel Fuller. 627 more words

Daily Take

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

John Ince, actor & director (1878-1947)

Henry MacRae, director, producer & screenwriter (1876-1944)
Muriel George, singer & actress (1883-1965)
Michael Chekhov, actor, director & author (1891-1955) 54 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Cinema Sunday: Planet of The Vampires (1965)

Title: Planet of the Vampires

Distributor: American International Pictures

Writers: Mario Bava, Alberto Bevilacqua, Antonio Roman, Callisto Cosulich, Rafael J. Salvia,

Director: Mario Bava

Producer: 1,003 more words


MOVIE: Cause For Alarm! (1951)

MOVIE: Cause for Alarm! (1951)

Story by Larry Marcus

Screenplay by Mel Dinelli, Tom Lewis

Directed by Tay Garnett

Loretta Young, Barry Sullivan, Bruce Cowling… 32 more words

Film Noir

Nancy Goes to Rio (1950)

Before Jane Powell conquered the backwoods in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) or got in trouble with the Navy in Hit the Deck… 6,032 more words


Framed (1947) Richard Wallace

Framed is James M. Cain light. It’s Double Indemnity and The Postman Always Rings Twice, shaken and stirred. All the ingredients are there, the protagonist, the sap of a guy falling hard for a duplicitous femme fatale who crosses and double crosses anyone who gets in her way. 795 more words

Film Reviews

Blu-ray review: Forty Guns

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan
Director: Samuel Fuller

“She’s a high ridin’ woman with a whip…” The spicy theme song, plus the film’s plethora of double entendres (“May I feel it?” Barbara Stanwyck asks of Barry Sullivan’s six shooter. 488 more words