Tagged: 1970s

Woody Allen The Front 1976 movie Hollywood blacklist drama

The Front (1976) – A Review

A review of the 1976 drama The Front, starring Woody Allen, Zero Mostel and Michael Murphy, about a man who submits his friends tv scripts under his name because he’s on the Hollywood blacklist

Dan Aykroyd John Belushi 1941 Spielberg comedy 1979

1941 (1979) – A Review

A review of director Steven Spielberg’s 1979 WWII comedy 1941, starring John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Christopher Lee, Toshiro Mifune, Robert Stack and a huge cast of stars

Sean Connery in The Anderson Tapes 1971

The Anderson Tapes (1971) – A Review

A review of the 1971 crime film The Anderson Tapes, starring Sean Connery, Dyan Cannon, Alan King, Martin Balsam and Christopher Walken, directed by Sidney Lumet

The Towering Inferno 1974 classic disaster movie cast

The Towering Inferno (1974) – A Review

A review of the 1974 Irwin Allen classic disaster film The Towering Inferno starring Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, Faye Dunaway, William Holden and a host of stars trying to survive a building fire

Raquel Welch Hannie Caulder 1971 revenge western

Hannie Caulder (1971) – A Review

A review of the 1971 western Hannie Caulder starring Raquel Welch, Robert Culp, Ernest Borgnine, Jack Elam, Strother Martin and Christopher Lee

Remember Faces of Death

Hey Remember – Faces of Death

A look back at the 1978 film Faces of Death and how it became a rite of passage movie that adolescents dared to watch during the VHS era to see just how scary, gross and disturbing it actualy was

Gumball Rally 1976 car race comedy Michael Sarrazin

The Gumball Rally (1976) – A Review

A review of the 1976 comedy The Gumball Rally, a group of drivers compete in an illegal cross country car race, starring Michael Sarrazin, Tricia O’Neil, Raul Julia and Gary Busey

Helter Skelter 1976 television movie Steve Railsback as Charles Manson

Helter Skelter (1976) – A Review

The ambitious 1976 television movie Helter Skelter, based on Vincent Bugliosi’s book about the murders committed by Charles Manson and his followers. The film recounts the investigation and trial of one of the most notorious crimes ever committed.

Time After Time 1979 Malcolm McDowell Mary Steenburgen

Time After Time (1979) – A Review

H.G. Welles time travels to 1979 San Francisco to stop Jack the Ripper. Between trying to catch the notorious killer Welles also falls for a modern day woman in the 1979 film Time After Time starring Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen and David Warner.

Charley Varrick Walter Matthau Andy Robinson 1973

Charley Varrick (1973) – A Review

A review of the 1973 crime thriller Charley Varrick, starring Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker, Andrew Robinson and John Vernon, directed by Don Siegel

Charles Bronson Heartbreak Pass 1975 action western

Heartbreak Pass (1975) – A Review

A review of the 1975 western adventure Heartbreak Pass starring Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Richard Crenna, Ben Johnson, Ed Lauter and Charles Durning

Jim Brown Slaughter 1972 blaxploitation movie

Slaughter (1972) – A Review

A review of the 1972 Blaxploitation action movie Slaugher starring Jim Brown, Stella Stevens, Rip Torn and Don Gordon

Prime Cut 1972 Gene Hackman Lee Marvin

Prime Cut (1972) – A Review

A review of the 1972 crime film Prime Cut starring Lee Marvin, Gene Hackman and Sissy Spacek, directed by Michael Ritchie

Going In Style 1979 George Burns Lee Strasberg Art Carney

Going In Style (1979) – A Review

A review of the 1979 comedy Going In Style starring George Burns, Art Carney and Lee Strasberg, written and directed by Martin Brest

Burt Reynolds Hooper 1978 stunt man movie

Hooper (1978) – A Review

A review of the action comedy Hooper about an aging stunt man, starring Burt Reynolds, Jan Michael Vincent, Sally Field, James Best and Adam West

Breakout 1975 Charles Bronson Sheree North

Breakout (1975) – A Review

A review of the 1975 action movie Breakout starring Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid, Sheree North and John Huston

Executive Action 1973 JFK assassination conspiracy movie

Executive Action (1973) – A Review

A review of the 1973 film Executive Action starring Burt Lancaster and Robert Ryan, which dramatizes the possible conspiracy of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

The Deadly Tower 1975 TV Movie Kurt Russell as Charles Whitman

The Deadly Tower (1975) – A Review

A review of the 1975 TV-Movie The Deadly Tower about Charles Whitman’s shooting rampage on the campus of University of Texas, starring Kurt Russell

The Candidate 1972 Robert Redford political movie

The Candidate (1972) – A Review

A review of the 1972 political satire The Candidate starring Robert Redford, Peter Boyle and Melvyn Douglas, directed by Michael Ritchie

S.O.S. Titanic 1979 television mini-series

S.O.S. Titanic (1979) – A Review

A review of the 1979 television mini-series S.O.S. Titanic starring Susan St. James, David Warner, David Janssen, Ian Holm and Cloris Leachman