The Savage Innocents

With so many different styles of movies out there, I know that there’s one thing that has consumed your mind all these years…the fact that there just aren’t enough eskimo epics out there. I feel you pain, man. Fear not, though, film fans, for today we’re traveling back to the year 1960 for an eskimo…

Mobsters

In 1988 there was a little movie called “Young Guns.” I’m the sure the pitch to the studio big-wigs was simple…cast some of the hottest young actors as famous old west outlaws. It was a hit and it spawned a 1990 sequel which recruited a few more young up-and-comers to play cowboy, including Christian Slater.…

Across 110th Street

I love movies that have great title sequences. Sometimes you just get a great mix of music and visuals that perfectly set the stage for what is to come. One of my favorites from recent years is the opening of Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown.” In that sequence I especially love the use of Bobby Womack’s…

The Naked Street

Not many B-movies have an acting pedigree quite like today’s movie, 1955’s “The Naked Street.”  It features Academy Award winners Anthony Quinn & Anne Bancroft…not to mention Farley Granger from Hitchock’s “Rope” and “Strangers on a Train,” and the one and only Peter Graves.  I’m more used to films that star Who?, Never-heard-them and What’s-her-face?…