If you have ever watched a Julie Andrews film but have not seen S.O.B. then you are in for two shockers. I had heard tales that this film existed but never put two and two together. Don’t worry, I have zero interest in spoiling this for you.Read more "Blu-ray Review – S.O.B."
One unexpected side-effects of having a love of world of cinema is everything you learn when you devote a little time to a subject. This is, by no means, suggesting that the films themselves are necessarily accurate, cough, Braveheart, but doing a bit a research for this essay cracked a door of history for me.Read more "(The Peasant) Women of Ryazan"
There is something magical about motorcycle flicks. I don’t know if it is the rumble of the bikes or the forethought that there will definitely be a chase scene. There is a level of cool that drips off of many biker films that are not well manifested in other films. Psychomania is no different; you do have to chip away a little extra fluff to get to it though.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Psychomania"
Boy I love this movie and I expect I will soon have a Joan Crawford Double-Feature with Mildred Pierce. Two women who control their own lives even at the cost of yours.Read more "DVD Review – Flamingo Road"
A Woman’s Face is certainly not the strongest George Cukor film, nor is it the best Joan Crawford film I watched in the last two weeks but it was alright.Read more "DVD Review – A Woman’s Face"
Something that is very clear in Hollywood history is that there is a back-and-forth between studios when it came to theme; nothing is sacred.Read more "Blu-ray Review – When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth"
First, be warned, We Are the Flesh is very sexually explicit. If explicit sex is not your bag, and it is not mine, this movie will be a pass that may have its audience, but I am not it.Read more "Blu-ray Review – We Are the Flesh"
The Boy Friend, by directory Ken Russell, fits in wonderfully in a long line of beautiful and colorful musicals. What is fairly unique is the layered and slightly cerebral story. At its highest level The Boy Friend is the story of Polly Brown, played by Twiggy in her screen debut.Read more "Blu-ray Review – The Boy Friend"
Sydney Pollack’s 1974 film, The Yakuza, filled me with a touch of apprehension before I finished opening the cellophane. Was I wrong?Read more "Blu-ray review – The Yakuza"