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Atlantic City (1980)

Atlantic City. Louis Malle’s best English-language picture and Burt Lancaster’s most masterful performance; toss in a young Susan Sarandon and you’ve got a trifecta of powerful personalities who can drive the picture, but the real star is in the title. 82 more words

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The Virginia Mayo Poster Gallery

There are a few actresses who always seemed to stand out to me as a kid who devoured the action films that frequently played on Sunday afternoon television. 232 more words


Bad Man's River (1971)

I’d lay a hefty wager that back in the latter part of the fifties when Gina Lollobrigida was appearing opposite the likes of Burt Lancaster and Rock Hudson, screen heavy Lee Van Cleef would never in his wildest dreams imagine that he would one day be bedding the screen siren in a film where he received top billing. 607 more words

Daily Take

Revisiting 'Field of Dreams' (1989)

Continuing this impromptu series of getting around to discs that have been on the ‘to-watch’ pile for far too long, last night I watched Field of Dreams… 626 more words



When Burt Lancaster began his career as an actor, it appeared this was going to be a career in the mold of Errol Flynn or Randolph Scott. 485 more words

Film Reviews

The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) and Lost Soul : Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley...... (2014)

Anything one reads or hears about this doomed production is usually way more interesting than what was actually caught on film. Still there is always something that draws one in to watching a train wreck. 855 more words

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The Killers (Siegel, 1964)

Robert Siodmak’s 1946 The Killers (which Don Siegel was apparently originally supposed to direct) is one of my favorite classic period noirs. Tough act to follow and Siegel’s 1964 version, though boasting a great cast of Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavetes, and Ronald Reagan, doesn’t quite get there. 561 more words