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Friday Night At The Pictures - double feature

Friday Night At The Pictures – double feature

Burt Lancaster and Virginia Mayo as well as Carry On Sergeant!  Stop it, you’re spoiling me.

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Blu-ray review: The Train

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Jeanne Moreau
Director: John Frankenheimer

With its Gallic setting and gritty black and white cinematography, this WWII actioner from John (The Manchurian Candidate) Frankenheimer seems to consciously evoke the look and mood of 1930s French poetic realism. 464 more words


Short Takes: Recent Viewings

Here are five short reviews of some recent viewings that are all over the genre map.

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral… 672 more words

Short Takes

Throwback Trailer: The Unforgiven (1960)

In post–Civil War Texas, the Zachary family live quietly on a cattle ranch. But their bucolic existence is disturbed by the appearance of a stranger (Joseph Wiseman) who starts spreading a malicious rumor: their adopted daughter, Rachel (Audrey Hepburn), is a Kiowa Native American. 34 more words

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Tough Guys 1986

Touchstone Pictures/Buena Vista Pictures

Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster, yeah!  A pair of train robbing “tough guys” sent down the river in the 1950’s are released into the New Wave 1980’s.  496 more words

Throwback Trailer: Valdez Is Coming (1971)

When rancher Frank Tanner (Jon Cypher) hoodwinks local lawman Bob Valdez (Burt Lancaster) into shooting an innocent man, Valdez is remorseful and tries to take up a collection for the widow. 53 more words

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