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The Good The Burt and the Gary

So, it was a Robert Aldrich double feature, in fact. I wanted to re-see VERA CRUZ, having always enjoyed it and having recently acquired a second-hand copy on DVD. 659 more words


The Late Movie - Good Sam (1948)

Good Sam is a 1948 American romantic comedy-drama film starring Gary Cooper as a Good Samaritan who is helpful to others at the expense of his own family.

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Flashback Friday-Mr. Deeds (2002)

The fish out of water story is a common one. But at its core, it’s a simple story. It’s up to the writer to make sure that their narrative stands out. 137 more words


Glenn Frankel: High Noon, The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic.

From the most Classic Western of the 1950’s, the Making of High Noon, but wait, The Hollywood Blacklist? Communism, Jews, Muslims, surely not?

Book Cover for High Noon, The Hollywood Blacklist… 356 more words


"DEVIL AND THE DEEP" (1932) Review

“DEVIL AND THE DEEP” (1932) Review

I am not one of those movie lovers who seemed to limit my selection of films to one particular genre or period in filmaking. 1,083 more words


The Breaking Point (1950)

Here’s an article I was fortunate enough to have published in the 2016 year end edition of the Noir Magazine, The Dark Pages. Thanks to Karen and Kristina for the invite to participate and printing my “take” on this John Garfield/Patricia Neal/Michael Curtiz classic. 1,084 more words