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On the Waterfront (1954)

“Hey, you wanna hear my philosophy of life? Do it to him before he does it to you.”

I spoke of my adoration for Dustin Hoffman last week, viewing him as a prominent cultural figure of his generation. 610 more words


Boomerang! (1947)


An early Elia Kazan picture, sitting somewhere between the work of a solid journeyman studio director of the time and the more renowned sense of theatrical realism we would come to expect from Kazan’s later work. 128 more words

Film Reviews

Film Review: 12 Angry Men (1957)

Release Date: April 13th, 1957
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Written by: Reginald Rose
Music by: Kenyon Hopkins
Cast: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E.G. 533 more words


Movies That Were Never Really Movies at All

A newly added film poster to the vault here at home, the headquarters of Mike’s Take On The Movies has prompted me to do a feature on the release of “cheater” movies. 695 more words

Daily Take

The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing (1973)

I’ve had a “love-hate”, hmmm, that’s a bit too strong… rather a “like-dislike” relationship with this movie ever since I can remember watching it. I go through phases where I like it and then dislike it. 475 more words


12 Angry Men

Stars: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam

Director: Sidney Lumet

Rating: G

Released: 5 June 1958 (Australia)

I had been wanting to watch the Sidney Lumet classic… 304 more words