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Original New York Terror Movie

DATELINE:  Classic Thriller

Taking of Pelham One Two Three, from 1974, is a masterpiece

Directed by Joseph Sargent, it holds up after 40 years of action thrillers have passed into oblivion. 242 more words

Movie Reviews

Grumpy Old Men (1993)

Director: Donald Petrie

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Mathau, Ann-Margaret, Daryl Hannah, Kevin Pollack, Ossie Davis, and Burgess Meredith

” I also know the only thing in life that you regret are the risks that you don’t take.” 762 more words


The Bad News Bears (1979)

The original version of “The Bad News Bears” shot at Mason Park in Chatsworth, California.  The field was mostly unchanged for the production, with the biggest addition being a fence.  160 more words

Movie Locations

Review - Cactus Flower (aka. An open apology to Goldie Hawn)

For years, I have been clear I had never seen a good Goldie Hawn film. Before you say it, no Private Benjamin isn’t a good film. 342 more words

Film Review

Good Bye Columbus Coincidences And Notes

Last night, after I missed Bobby Ryan’s overtime winning goal as Ottawa (Senators) “opened” at Pittsburgh, vs the Pens, with “Pitts” native Mike Emrick not broadcasting, (WHY?!) I noticed some coincidences, watching the fine Larry Peerce directed film, 1969 “Goodbye, Columbus.” 122 more words

Hello Dolly! (1969)

This is one of the first musicals I ever saw, and it is one that has held a special place in my heart ever since. This features so many memorable and toe tapping songs, stunning costumes, and an unforgettable performance by Barbra Streisand. 736 more words