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A mythic fantasy…shot in laconic, bare-knuckled, tough-as-shoe leather “realistic” style, with one central message: you gotta fight to survive…any way you can.
Sony’s Choice Collection, their manufactured-on-demand DVD service for old Columbia Pictures library and cult titles, is still pumping out the discs, including one just right for these warm summer nights: Drive-In, the 1976 Columbia Pictures sleeper hit featuring a largely unfamiliar cast of fresh faces.
Good ‘ol Mare. I had to poke around all the way up into the 1990s to find a TV movie where Mary Tyler Moore is menaced (apparently she was too good to do cheap actioners during her series’ heyday, unlike Cloris Leachman in 1973’s Dying Room Only & Valerie Harper in 1977’s Night Terror): ABC’s… Read More ‘Payback’ (1997): Mary Tyler Moore & Ed Asner star in ill-fated reunion
Violent, pulpy gangster cartoon featuring our favorite Cro-Magnon-American actor, Charles Bronson.
We keep losing the greats. Sad news today: Cheyenne star Clint Walker died today at 90 years old. An authoritative yet surprisingly gentle giant of an actor, Walker was the kind of movie star they don’t make anymore: matinee idol handsome and tough as nails. Versatile, too (he was terrific in the sophisticated romantic comedy,… Read More ‘Yellowstone Kelly’ (1959): Fast paced, exciting Clint Walker Western
Seeing as how Hawaii is set to blow apart any minute now, from Movies & Drinks‘s “Things Could Be WAY Worse” files comes a review of Warner Bros’ 1980 disastrous disaster epic, When Time Ran Out…, “Master of Disaster” Irwin Allen’s kick in the groin salute to horrendous moviemaking, starring Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William… Read More ‘When Time Ran Out…’ (1980): A disastrous Irwin Allen disaster epic