Angel

There are some times when the description of a movie’s plot ends up sounding a lot more graphic than what the we see in the actual film. Take today’s film…1984’s “Angel.” The main character is a high school honor student by day, Hollywood Boulevard prostitute by night. She goes head to head with a serial…

Blue Steel

Today, director Kathryn Bigelow gets introduced as “Academy Award winning director Kathryn Bigelow.” But back in 1989, she only had two features under her belt…one being the critically praised vampire film “Near Dark.” Her third film, “Blue Steel,” didn’t exactly set the box office on fire, but it is a thriller well worth another look.…

Vice Raid

When it comes to blonde bombshells, many people think of “The Three M’s.”  At the top of the list, of course, is Marilyn Monroe who tragically died in 1962.  Then there’s Jayne Mansfield, who also died at a young age in 1967.  But the third “M” is still with us, Mamie Van Doren.  Not only…