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Part Two of 'Blonde Ice'

It’s time again for the Saturday Matinee! And we have a real goodie for you this time.

Last week, we had Part One of Blonde Ice… 49 more words


Year of the Dragon

Year of the Dragon (dir. Michael Cimino, 1985)

“They’d have to get three actors to play me because two of them would die.” – Mickey Rourke when asked about his Biopic… 1,201 more words


The Lady in the Lake (1947)

opinion: Chandler is Chandler, but Montgomery is not Bogart, not Powell, not Gould. However the new Philip Marlowe got a point: he is the faceless PI. 179 more words


Movie Review: The Chase (1946)

What did I watch? The Chase, public domain on the youtube. (Please note that the quality is not great.)

Oh, the Charlie Sheen movie where Henry Rollins is a cop. 2,146 more words


Coming soon

Hello everyone,

I just wanted to give an update on what reviews I am currently working on.

The first one up will be a modern show from Amazon of all places. 195 more words

Robert Odierna

Kenny's Hometown

CAUTION: Contains “spoilers.”

Leonide Moguy’s “Whistle Stop” (1945) offers the most acerbic portrait of small town life in the 1940s this side of “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye.” Perhaps because the Russian-born Moguy worked mostly in Europe he didn’t subscribe to our dream of small town virtue, and almost seemed to cherish every little brushstoke of the seedy mise-en-scene  that he and his cinematographer Russell Metty  breathed into the town of Ashbury. 423 more words