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The Shooting

Recognize the name Monte Hellman? If you’re a fan of low-budget, cult classics with some loyal fan bases, Hellman is the director for you. In 1966, Hellman shot two low-budget westerns in back-to-back fashion, Ride in the Whirlwind (flawed but pretty decent) and… 653 more words

EFC II #79 - Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#79 – Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
Dir. Monte Hellman
Starring: James Taylor, Dennis Wilson, Laurie Bird, Warren Oates

The seventy-ninth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, a minimalistic 70s road movie with a unique cast, Two-Lane Blacktop. 35 more words

Epic Film Challenge

Two-Lane Blacktop (1971) | This road movie cult classic is Top Gear for petrolheads and indie film freaks

Two-Lane Blacktop (which got its US release on 7 July 1971) is one of the most celebrated road movies ever and a key film of the New American Cinema era that was made during a period when US film-makers were experimenting with a series of counterculture offerings like 1969’s… 396 more words


Beast from Haunted Cave (1959)

Director: Monte Hellman

Director Monte Hellman would make a claim for his status as a major director only five years after the release of this oft-derided low-budget horror picture. 214 more words


Horrible Horror - Silent Night, Deadly Night III: Better Watch Out! (1989)

I don’t know what else you would be expecting from a title like this.  So this is about the psychotic Ricky Caldwell (Bill Mosely) who wakes up from a coma.   462 more words


The Shooting (1966)

This is a movie I’ve been planning to see for quite a while now. Yesterday finally got around to it. Monte Hellman‘s “The Shooting… 776 more words

Moving pictures, #35

Your usual selection of classics and obscurities. I’m going to have to find something new to post about when I’ve finished these– oh wait, I’m supposed to be a science fiction writer, I can always post about that, you know, science fiction and writing and, er, books… 1,538 more words