Author: Peter

Sergio Leone’s DOLLARS TRILOGY

Every film fan has those extra special movies that stay with them through the thick and thin. These are the kinds that you may...

CRIMEWATCH: Grand Slam

Professor James Anders (Edward G. Robinson), a school teacher in Rio de Janeiro has retired after 30 years. Upon leaving he flies to New...

Hal Ashby’s The Last Detail

Hal Ashby’s 1973 comedy-drama/road movie The Last Detail has been one of my favorite films ever since I first discovered it. The premise is...

10 Furious Valentine’s Day Films

Valentines Day is the time when the geekiest of geeks turn to thoughts of romance and matters of the heart. Throughout the years movies...

The Master (BluRay Review)

FILM REVIEW The film is titled The Master, but it focuses mainly on Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix) a man who is anything but. He’s...

MARATHON MAN

Based on the novel by writer William Goldman, John Schlesinger’s 1976 thriller Marathon Man marked his second collaboration with Dustin Hoffman who he first...

The Coen Brothers’ BARTON FINK

In New York City, 1941 we are introduced to successful playwright Barton Fink (John Turturro) an idealistic artist who is inspired to forge a...

CRIMEWATCH: White Heat

“Made it, Ma! Top of the World!” In my previous post for our ongoing CRIMEWATCH series I looked at the film that catapulted Edward...

CRIMEWATCH: Little Caesar

At a small greasy spoon, Caesar Enrico “Rico” Bandello (Edward G. Robinson) and his best friend Joe Massara (Douglas Fairbanks Jr) eat spaghetti, drink...