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STEVEN SPIELBERG PRESENTS KURT RUSSELL SELLING 'USED CARS'

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Title: USED CARS Producer: Steven Spielberg Director: Bob Zemeckis Year: 1980 Rates: ***1/2 Around the time that Steven Spielberg's WWII...

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CAPTURING THE PANDEMONIUM OF STEVEN SPIELBERG'S '1941'

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Japanese Poster of Steven Spielberg's laurels for Steven Spielberg's 1941 from 1979 Rating: ***1/2 While considered by many to be St...

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SUZAN FARMER ENLIGHTENS 'DRACULA: PRINCE OF DARKNESS'

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Suzan Farmer & Barbara Shelley in DRACULA: PRINCE OF DARKNESS Year: 1966 Rates: *** Another suitable name for DRACULA PRINCE OF DARKNESS...

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HAMMER'S 'STOP ME BEFORE I KILL' AKA 'THE FULL TREATMENT'

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Claude Dauphin and Ronald Lewis in THE FULL TREATMENT Year: 1960 Rates: ***1/2 For a lovely, talented Australian actress (who worked mostly ...

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MICKEY ROONEY CAUGHT IN 'QUICKSAND' WITH JEANNE CAGNEY

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Title: QUICKSAND Cast: Mickey Rooney, Jeanne Cagney, Peter Lorre Year: 1950 Rates: **** An epitomizing trait of film noir is... if you take ...

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SMOKING THROUGH A YEAR OF 'FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH'

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Sean Penn flanked by cameos Anthony Edwards & Eric Stoltz Year: 1982 Rating: ****1/2 In one of the biggest cases of Mistaken Main Charac...

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ELIZABETH TAYLOR IN AN ARTHOUSE RIDE FOR 'THE DRIVER'S SEAT'

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Title: THE DRIVER'S SEAT aka IDENTIKIT Year: 1974 Rating: ***1/2 Since this Italian-shot art film... looking science-fiction futuristic ...

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ROB LOWE W/ ANDREW MCCARTHY & JACQUELINE BISSET IN 'CLASS'

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Opening credit for CLASS from 1983 Rating: *** While CLASS stars future Brat Packers Rob Lowe and Andrew McCarthy before ST. ELMO'S FIR...

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RICHARD HARRIS IN LINDSAY ANDERSON'S 'THIS SPORTING LIFE'

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Title: THIS SPORTING LIFE Year: 1963 Rating: ***1/2 In the British New Wave/Kitchen Sink Drama THE SPORTING LIFE, non-famous extra Glenda Ja...

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GLORIA SWANSON DECOMPRESSES SUNSET IN '3 FOR BEDROOM C'

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James Warren and Gloria Swanson in 3 FOR BEDROOM C Year: 1952 Rating: ***1/2 One of the most bizarre career choices perhaps in the history o...

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JEAN GABIN IN 'PORT OF SHADOWS' AKA 'LE QUAI DES BRUMES'

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Michèle Morgan and Jean Gabin in PORT OF SHADOWS Year: 1938 Rating: ***1/2 Jean Gabin stars in a French Old Wave late-1930's crime thri...

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EISENHOWER ON ACID: BLUE BOY VS JOE FRIDAY ON 'DRAGNET 1967'

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Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe Friday on DRAGNET 1967: The LSD Story Rating: **** The 1950's crime-series DRAGNET epitomized the 1950's more ...

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CHARLTON HESTON & NICOLE MAUREY IN 'SECRET OF THE INCAS'

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Year: 1953 Rates: **1/2 Jerry Hopper's cult film SECRET OF THE INCAS is already established to have inspired not only the iconic Harris...

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DEAN STOCKWELL & BRADFORD DILLMAN KILL FOR 'COMPULSION'

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Poster for Dean Stockwell and Bradford Dillman in COMPULSION Year: 1959 Rating: ****1/2 In-between the late Dean Stockwell's "green...

CATHY LEE CROSBY AS THE FIRST/ORIGINAL 'WONDER WOMAN'

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Year: 1973 Rating: *** Young Gal Gadot fans don't want to know anyone else played WONDER WOMAN and older Lynda Carter fans are no differ...

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PATRICK WAYNE AND LEIGH CHRISTIAN REACH 'BEYOND ATLANTIS'

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Title BEYOND ATLANTIS Year: 1973 Rating: ***1/2 About the only thing remembered about BEYOND ATLANTIS by fans of Philippines-shot exploitati...

ARCHIVE REVIEW OF THE CLASSIC JAPANESE MONSTER 'GAMERA'

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Year: 1965 Rating: ***1/2 There are so many versions of this giant turtle epic that it's hard to find the actual source: the real thi...

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VERA DAY & JOY WEBSTER IN 'WOMANEATER' AKA 'THE WOMAN EATER'

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WOMANEATER poster Year: 1958 Rating: **** The makers of JUNGLE STREET producer Guido Coen and director Charles Saunders had already created...

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GENE NELSON AND PHYLLIS KIRK CAUGHT IN THE 'CRIME WAVE'

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Poster half for The City Is Dark aka CRIME WAVE Year: 1953 Rating: **** The steady and stalwart yet vulnerable and manipulated buried lead i...

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SUSAN HOGAN & LISA LANGLOIS SUFFER JOHN HUSTON'S 'PHOBIA'

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John Colicos & Susan Hogan in Phobia 1980 Rates: *** There's something different about Canadian-shot b-horrors and how they look, a...

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PHOTO GALLERY FOR 'NIGHT OF THE DEMON' THIS HALLOWEEN

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Cover of the British Blu Ray Box Set for NIGHT OF THE DEMON/CURSE OF THE DEMON There have been two reviews on the Jacques Tourneur classic h...

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TRACKING 'HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH' FOR HALLOWEEN

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FAITH DOMERGUE SLITHERS THROUGH 'CULT OF THE COBRA'

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Poster Artwork for CULT OF THE COBRA Year: 1955 Rating: **** The kind of Horror flick epitomizing the "Body Count" aspect since, a...

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Opening credit titular green slimy font for GARGOYLES Year: 1972 Rating: **** Cornel Wilde plays a writer obsessed with debunking Gothic myt...

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SAMUEL FULLER'S TOKYO-BASED FILM NOIR 'HOUSE OF BAMBOO'

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Movie Poster for HOUSE OF BAMBOO Year: 1955 Rating: **** One of Sam Fuller's greatest movies is a Noir remake set in Tokyo, and the 1948...

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KEN HUTCHISON PLAYS THE ULTIMATE HEAVY FOR 'SWEENEY 2'

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SWEENEY 2 featuring John Thaw & Ken Hutchison Year: 1978 Rates: ****1/2 Before the fourth and final season of the popular British crime ...

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REST IN PEACE TO SCOTTISH TOUGH GUY ACTOR KEN HUTCHISON

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The late Ken Hutchison warms up for another blag in SWEENEY 2 circa 1978 Before delving into the career of Scottish tough guy actor Ken Hutc...

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KEN HUTCHISON STEALS 'THE SWEENEY' STAY LUCKY EH EPISODE