Tagged: 1960s

Whos Minding the Store 1963 Jerry Lewis Jill St John comedy

Who’s Minding The Store (1963) – A Review

Jerry Lewis lands a job at a department store. Chaos follows. Like most of Jerry movies it can be summed up with a simple description. Frequent Lewis director Frank Tashlin...

The Great Race 1965 comedy Curtis Wood Lemmon cast

The Great Race (1965) – A Review

It’s the early twentieth century and the automobile is the latest great innovation. Two competing daredevils, the noble white-wearing ‘The Great Leslie’ (Tony Curtis) and the sinister, mustache twirling Professor Fate...

Jerry Lewis The Ladies Man 1961 comedy

The Ladies Man (1961) – A Review

Jerry Lewis gets hired to be the houseboy for a boarding house full of women. That is all. It’s an episodic film like many Lewis movies. There’s slapstick, surrealism, dancing,...

Lady In A Cage (1964) – Review

Olivia DeHavilland is the Lady in a Cage Wealthy poet Mrs. Cornelia Hilyard (Olivia DeHavilland) is home alone for the 4th July weekend. Her son has just left for a...

Fantastic Voyage 1966 sci-fi submarine

Fantastic Voyage – 50 Years Later

Fifty years ago movie audiences sat down in darkened theaters to witness a film that would take them to ‘where no one has ever been before‘. They learned from the...

Wait Until Dark Audrey Hepburn

Wait Until Dark (1967) – A Review

Audrey Hepburn in Wait Until Dark How could anyone have the nerve to terrorize Audrey Hepburn? Especially a blind Audrey Hepburn! Three thugs are on the search for a doll...

The Fortune Cookie 1966 comedy Jack Lemmon Walter Matthau

The Fortune Cookie (1966) – A Review

Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau in The Fortune Cookie Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau in their first big-screen pairing. Directed by the great Billy Wilder! And it turns out just...

Barbarella Jane Fonda

Superhero Films – Barbarella (1968)

Producer Dino DeLaurentis returns to my superhero series with an attempt to bring Jean-Claude Forest’s popular ski-fi vixen to the big screen. Resembling actress Brigitte Bardot, the French comic strip...

36 Hours James Garner

36 Hours (1965) – A Review

36 Hours It’s early June 1944 and the Germans will goto any lengths to find out the best kept secret of the war – the plans of the Allied invasion...

Psycho Janet Leigh shower

Remake Recon: Psycho

In 1960 Alfred Hitchcock took a step back from his glossy, big-budget color films to make a small horror film. Small budget, black and white and controversial Psycho was unleashed...