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You know what's a really good subway train hijack movie?

I know there aren’t many subway train hijack movies from which to choose. There’s one from 1974 and its remake from 2009. I am unaware of any others. 874 more words


The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) Might Have the Best Movie Ending of All Time

I have a soft spot for The Taking of Pelham One Two Three. It’s not just because of the kick ass soundtrack, the great performances or the fact that it takes place in my hometown, NYC. 152 more words

1970s Films

The Effects of a Day Off

Yeah, you hated me taking a day off on Sunday. Day of rest? Forget it!

The numbers don’t lie:


Out to Sea of Love Boat Meets Jack & Walter & Brent & Martha

So glad the right title finally came to me…I imagine the pitch went something like this: “It’s like The Odd Couple/ Grumpy Old Men meets… 3,946 more words

Movie Poster Adventures with Audie Murphy

Audie Murphy. The hero of WW2 will always be for me a hero of Sunday afternoon matinees of the western variety that I watched with Dad. 505 more words


Wicked Old Review: IQ (1994)

I.Q. is your standard mid-90’s romantic comedy, a quirky aspiring mathematician Catherine Boyd (Meg Ryan) is engaged to the stuffy sociopath scientist James Moreland (Stephen Fry) who is all wrong for her. 856 more words