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...

One Million Years BC Raquel Welch cave girl

One Million Years B.C. (1966) – A Review

Raquel Welch in One Million Years B.C. Cavegirls in fur bikinis! Stop-motion dinosaurs! Volcano models erupting! This is the way it was in One Million Years B.C.! Tumak (John Richardson)...

The Last Voyage 1960 disaster movie Robert Stack

The Last Voyage (1960) – A Review

The Last Voyage Cliff Henderson (Robert Stack), wife Laurie (Dorothy Malone) and daughter Jill (Tammy Marihugh) are enjoying a leisurely cruise onboard the SS Claridon headed to Japan. They expect...

Danger Diabolik 1968 comic book movie

Superhero Films – Danger Diabolik (1968)

In 1968 producer Dino DeLaurentis set his sights on adapting the popular Italian comic book criminal Diabolik to the big screen. With renowned screenwriter/cinematographer/director Mario Bava at the helm Danger...

Gambit 1966 Michael Caine Shirley MacLaine

Gambit (1966) – A Review

Shirley MacLaine and Michael Caine in Gambit Cat burglar Harry Dean (Michael Caine) has a plan for a really big job and he needs the help of Hong Kong dancer...