Tagged: furious70s

Kris Kristofferson is CISCO PIKE

Kris Kristofferson made his acting debut in this film as Cisco Pike, a down on his luck folk musician whose life went off the...

Peter Boyle is JOE

“I’m as mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!”. This declaration is, of course, not only a motto here at...

Furious Justice 73: SERPICO and WALKING TALL

Two classic films from 1973 that were both based on true stories dealing with honor and corruption among lawmen are Sidney Lumet’s character study-procedural...

Charles Bronson Furious Double Feature

The late great Charles Bronson has been one of our favorite furious actors for decades. From his early appearances in 50s genre movies like...

CRIMEWATCH: FINGERS

A little bit The Godfather, a little bit Taxi Driver, 1978’s Fingers (perhaps it was the odd title?) came and went without much notice....

Three Classic Scores by David Shire

Whenever I think of the film scores of the 1970s, I always have three specific themes that stand out in my mind. Of course...

Hal Ashby’s BOUND FOR GLORY

The late great David Carradine stars as Woody Guthrie in this masterpiece of 70s cinema based on the book of the same name by...

John Huston’s FAT CITY

In the town of Stockton California, Billy Tully (Stacy Keach) is an over the hill ex-boxer who lives alone in a dumpy little apartment...

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...

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...