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Sitting Target (1972) Oliver Reed Fest Day 2

This so so gangland flick gives us something of a “what if.” To see Oliver Reed as a modern gangster in seventies London is a perfect bit of casting. 629 more words

Daily Take

Play of the Month - Julius Caesar (BBC 1969) starring Robert Stephens and Edward Woodward

I’ve uploaded to YouTube this 1969 BBC Play of the Month production of Julius Caesar, which features a first-rate cast including Robert Stephens as Mark Antony, Maurice Denham as Julius Caesar, Frank Finlay as Brutus and Edward Woodward as Cassius.


The Deadly Bees (1966)

Vickie Robbins (Suzanna Leigh), a British pop star with a grueling schedule has a breakdown during a taping of a Shindig-like show.

I’m stressed.

Her doctor orders her to recuperate on a friend’s farm on remote Seagull Island. 533 more words


Cthulhu Mansion (1992)

Three good friends came over last night and, for some reason, I subjected them to this. So, anything that seems smarter than usual will no doubt be me ripping off something one of them said. 956 more words


The Wild Geese (1978)

If you happened to see this film like I did at the right age growing up then you’ll agree that it doesn’t get much better and that this just might be cinema’s most enjoyable mercenary flick. 410 more words

Daily Take


PLOT (spoiler alert!!!):

A joint US-UK crew on board the space shuttle Churchill is on a mission to investigate Halley’s Comet under the command of US Air Force Colonel Thomas Wolfe Carlsen (Railsback). 1,648 more words

Movie Reviews

Dead as a Door-Nail (BlogFestivus 2013)

Old Marley was as dead as a door-nail. 

“What an absurd phrase!” Scrooge grumbled. “Vex and bother these writers, complicating our lives with ridiculous idioms!  Be direct and be done with it!” 454 more words