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by movieman1957
March 8th, 2020, 2:07 pm
Forum: Tales from the TCM Classic Film Festival
Topic: Sue Sue's TCM Film Festival Tidbit Travel Blog
Replies: 1190
Views: 277959

Re: Sue Sue's TCM Film Festival Tidbit Travel Blog

Christy:

Thanks for sharing this information here. It is nice to have some company.
by movieman1957
February 19th, 2020, 9:46 pm
Forum: Comedies
Topic: Comedy - Romantic and Otherwise
Replies: 80
Views: 52412

Re: Comedy - Romantic and Otherwise

What Did You Do In The War, Daddy? is a robust and, at times, very funny comedy. At other times it lulls some as it really is a bit too long. The story involves a WWII American army unit capturing a small Italian town where the soldiers there will gladly surrender the next day after they have had th...
by movieman1957
February 12th, 2020, 9:03 pm
Forum: Film Noir and Crime
Topic: Noir Films
Replies: 938
Views: 121276

Re: Noir Films

Woman On The Run is a drama starring Ann Sheridan and Dennis O'Keefe. Her husband witnesses a murder and then he goes on the run for fear of becoming a target himself. Ann, along with the police, look for him. Ann enlists an eager O'Keefe to find him. Ann is a smart aleck the whole way through and m...
by movieman1957
January 18th, 2020, 9:34 pm
Forum: General TV and Media
Topic: Morse prequel
Replies: 13
Views: 13436

Re: Morse prequel

You are very welcome. That is a game I play on most all of the British police dramas. There is a crowd that seemed to migrate through them all. I also am quite fond of Foyle's War. Would love to have a voice like Michael Kitchen.
by movieman1957
December 31st, 2019, 4:42 pm
Forum: General TV and Media
Topic: Morse prequel
Replies: 13
Views: 13436

Re: Morse prequel

The series is as good as always. It is tough to find the earlier episodes unless you are streaming one of the British apps but if you can follow it it is worth it.

Maybe in retirement one could watch all three series in order. Assuming .you live long enough to do it.
by movieman1957
December 26th, 2019, 10:29 pm
Forum: Westerns
Topic: Westerns
Replies: 906
Views: 135407

Re: Westerns

The Hateful Eight. A long slow dialogue laden western that tries to be too clever and winds up being too dull for my taste. What is essentially a premise that is as old as westerns itself just takes too long to get where it is going. Characters are vivid enough. We learn a lot about them but not alw...
by movieman1957
November 29th, 2019, 10:33 pm
Forum: Talk About Modern Films
Topic: What recent films have you seen?
Replies: 80
Views: 101972

Re: What recent films have you seen?

There is no place dedicated to documentaries but here I will talk a little about "They Shall Not Grow Old." A documentary, mostly, about the British soldier in World War 1. It is a marvel of modern technology brought to the static century old film that is only known about the war. Taken fr...
by movieman1957
November 9th, 2019, 9:20 am
Forum: Talk About Modern Films
Topic: What recent films have you seen?
Replies: 80
Views: 101972

Re: What recent films have you seen?

How is this for pulling up an old thread? The Foreigner. This is really a Jackie Chan movie that is only partly a Jackie Chan movie. Jackie is a little older now and while he still has some moves they are in keeping with a man his age and the character he plays. The plot centers on his finding out w...
by movieman1957
October 19th, 2019, 5:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The Domestic CAT: Feline at its finest!
Replies: 1325
Views: 163093

Re: The Domestic CAT: Feline at its finest!

If it only took hair to make another cat I would have a herd.
by movieman1957
October 14th, 2019, 8:36 pm
Forum: Westerns
Topic: Westerns
Replies: 906
Views: 135407

Re: Westerns

I have been stuck on westerns lately. STARZEncore has plenty of them if you don't mind the status of "entertaining." Today it was "Six Black Horses." It starred Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea and Joan O'Brien. Notably, it was written by Burt Kennedy. Knowing that from the credits it wa...
by movieman1957
October 13th, 2019, 6:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The Domestic CAT: Feline at its finest!
Replies: 1325
Views: 163093

Re: The Domestic CAT: Feline at its finest!

Mine is not quite so adventurous.
by movieman1957
September 1st, 2019, 1:12 pm
Forum: Westerns
Topic: The Ultimate Western Cliche
Replies: 30
Views: 58470

Re: The Ultimate Western Cliche

And they never miss.

I think in Scott's "A Lawless Street" they did set the saloon on fire.
by movieman1957
August 29th, 2019, 6:05 pm
Forum: Silents & PreCodes
Topic: James Cagney's pre-code films
Replies: 16
Views: 70182

Re: James Cagney's pre-code films

Thanks for the heads up.
by movieman1957
August 18th, 2019, 9:15 pm
Forum: Action and Adventure
Topic: Bond, James Bond
Replies: 202
Views: 142395

Re: Bond, James Bond

So, 007 is going to be a woman. Hmmm
by movieman1957
August 18th, 2019, 9:10 pm
Forum: The People of Film
Topic: Ben Johnson
Replies: 3483
Views: 409540

Re: Ben Johnson

Masha: Dan is going through things in a way that looks like he posted something when he was reading through it. He still does post things so look around. There is a Doris Day post he put up. Moira, Glad to see you stop by too. This is pretty much your baby. This makes me feel better. We had such goo...

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