Tagged: classic

James Bond Blueprint From Russia With Love

The Bond Blueprint

Throughout all the James Bond films there are certain patterns, cliches and storytelling tools that consistently reoccur time and time again. They have become the key ingredients in what makes...

Revenge of the Nerds 1984 poster logo

Revenge of the Nerds (1984) – A Review

“NERDS! NERDS! NERDS!” “Where are they?” “I think they’re talking about us.” “No way.” It’s the 80’s version of the classic underdog story. As the poster declares – ‘They’ve been...

Sahara 1943 Humphrey Bogart

Sahara (1943) – A Review

Bruce Bennet and Humphrey Bogart in Sahara A year after he made the classic film Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart starred as Sergent Joe Gun, who with a mix of soldiers are...

Brief Encounter 1945 romance David Lean

Brief Encounter (1945) – A Review

Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard in Brief Encounter It’s one of those classic old romantic stories. A man and woman meet randomly and fall in love. What’s so complicated about...

This Gun For Hire Alan Ladd Veronica Ladd 1942

This Gun For Hire (1942) – A Review

Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake in This Gun For Hire In his breakout role, Alan Ladd plays Raven in this classic noir film. Raven is a taciturn hired killer who...

Dial M For Murder Grace Kelly

Dial M For Murder (1954) – A Review

Dial M For Murder I was flipping through the channels and stumbled onto a showing of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 film Dial M For Murder. I had always been a fan...

Roman Holiday Audrey Hepburn Gregory Peck

Roman Holiday (1953) – A Review

One of the most famous scenes from Roman Holiday Hey, I can be a sucker for a good romantic comedy – the problem is finding one. I recently revisited Roman...

Christmas Story comedy holiday classic

A Christmas Story (1983) – A Review

“A Red Ryder BB gun, with a compass and a stock and this thing that tells time.” “FRA-GEE-LAY!” “I can’t put my arms down!” “I triple dog dare you!” “Be...

Jaws in 3D

Jaws In 3-D…..WHAT?!?!

News from this weeks Comic-Con in San Diego geeky movie news is running rampant. Does anyone remember when comic conventions were just a handful of hardcore comic fans to gather,...

Die Hard 1988 Bruce Willis

Let’s Talk Die Hard

The poster for Die Hard – at the time Willis didn’t warrant having his whole face on the poster Way back in the mid-80’s Bruce Wills was a new television...

Swingers Movie Cast

Quoting Movies…..

I love the film Swingers. I would occasionally quote lines from it with the pals. At some point one of the great quotes from that film, “This place is dead...