Death Ship

A few years ago I was introduced to the Airport series of films and learned an important fact: If you’re involved in some sort of airplane disaster, you want George Kennedy on the case. Kennedy played the role of the legendary Joe Patroni in all four of those films. By the time I’d made it…

Made in Paris

Ann-Margret is an actress who continues to impress me. Whether she’s upstaging Elvis in Viva Las Vegas or rolling around in baked beans in Tommy, she brings incredible energy to each film she’s in. I won’t claim that every movie she’s been in is a classic, but her presence always makes things interesting. The 60’s…

The Flamingo Kid

Of all the young stars who rose to prominence in the 80’s, I often felt that Matt Dillon was maybe born in the wrong time. Perhaps its because of the roles he often played. I never think of him as an 80’s Brat Pack type star like a Rob Lowe or Judd Nelson, probably because…