'Still of the Night': A quiet Hitchcockian thriller that will please Roy Scheider and Meryl Streep fans

Still of the Night, director Robert Benton’s follow-up to his multiple Oscar-winning Kramer vs Kramer ,stars two of my favorite yesteryear acting heavyweights Roy Scheider and Meryl Streep in a quiet,slow-burn and understated Hitchcockian thriller that may seem outdated by today’s standards.   250 more words


Sorcerer (1977) - reviewed by George

This remake of Clouzot’s 1953 film was directed by William Friedkin, and the screenplay was written by Walon Green, based on the novel “The Wages of Fear” by Georges Arnaud, not on Clouzot’s screenplay.It’s quite a different bird, since almost all the set pieces have been changed in some way. 488 more words


November 10: Happy Birthday Miranda Lambert and Ellen Pompeo

Miranda Lambert turns 33 today.  The country singer-songwriter signed her first recording contract before she turned 20.  Her first album, Kerosene, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country charts and featured four songs released as singles.  1,340 more words

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31 Horror Movies in 31 Days-Jaws 2 (1978)

Jaws was the inception of the summer blockbuster when it depopulated beaches upon its release and frankly, it shouldn’t have been the advent of insatiable sequel cash-ins. 239 more words


Blue Thunder (1983)

When I was a 12 or 13-year-old dad let me watch this movie on HBO and it always stuck with me.  I don’t know why because the movie isn’t very exceptional in any particular way and quite simple in story.  789 more words



Plot: When a young woman washes up on the shore of Amity Island, the authorities soon discover that she was killed by a great white shark. 281 more words

Naked Lunch

Released:  1991

Cast:  Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, Julian Sands, Roy Scheider

SUMMARY:  In the 1950s, William “Bill” Lee (Peter Weller) is an exterminator who lives with his wife, Joan (Judy Davis).   429 more words

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