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FourFingerWu FourFingerWu yesterday at 12:04.

Svengoolie: Strait-Jacket (1964)

Svengoolie: Strait-Jacket (1964)

The Svengoolie movie this week will be Strait-Jacket. William Castle. Joan Crawford.

(Editor’s Note: Rerun post.)

Strait-Jacket (1964) - IMDb

Directed by William Castle. With Joan Crawford, Diane Baker, Leif Erickson, Howard St. John. After …

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Murder follows an axe murder home when she's released from a mental hospital.

FourFingerWu FourFingerWu yesterday at 00:59. 3 comments

Special Mission Lady Chaplin (1966)

Special Mission Lady Chaplin (1966)

Eurospy. Daniela Bianchi. She was also in Requiem for a Secret Agent.

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Directed by Alberto De Martino, Sergio Grieco. With Ken Clark, Daniela Bianchi, Helga Liné,…

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FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 22, 2019 at 22:29.

The 2nd Best Secret Agent in the Whole Wide World (1965)

The 2nd Best Secret Agent in the Whole Wide World (1965)

The Eurospy genre is pleasingly easy to explore online. louie mentioned the Corbucci and Death and Diamonds I think. At random I happened to pick the best in the genre at the beginning. This one was one of the first.

The Second Best Secret Agent in the Whole Wide World | Spy Culture

From the Donald Trump school of naming things came The Second Best Secret Agent in the Whole Wide…

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FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 16, 2019 at 17:00.

Svengoolie: Village of the Damned (1960)

Svengoolie: Village of the Damned (1960)

Village of the Damned will be the Svengoolie movie this Saturday night on Me-TV. Beware the Stare!

Village of the Damned (1960) - IMDb

Directed by Wolf Rilla. With George Sanders, Barbara Shelley, Michael Gwynn, Laurence Naismith. In …

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Village of the Damned (1960) | Trailers From Hell

  Inquiring minds want to know — why you’re...

FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 15, 2019.

Tony Rome (1967)

Tony Rome (1967)

Now I’m looking for Tony Rome. Hard-boiled Sinatra. On a boat.

Tony Rome Movie Review & Film Summary (1967) | Roger Ebert

I don't know what I expected from "Tony Rome," but the news that Frank Sinatra was…

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It’s ring-a-ding time, with producer-star Frank Sinatra and his cooperative director Gordon Douglas …

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FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 14, 2019.

The Detective (1968)

The Detective (1968)

I have this book. I saw one of these 60s Sinatra cop/detective movies on late night TV a long time ago but it must have been Tony Rome. I have several movies that I remember solely because I stayed up late watching them as a kid. Hard-boiled Sinatra. Joseph Biroc cinematography.

The Detective Movie Review & Film Summary (1968) | Roger Ebert

"The Detective" contains a fine performance by Frank...

FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 14, 2019. 1 comments

The Three Fantastic Supermen (1967)

The Three Fantastic Supermen (1967)

Same channel as all the 60s Eurospy movies. Turned out to be 27 of those things there and I’ve watched almost all of them.

“The Three Fantastic Supermen”: Corny, campy & caped Italian superheroes coming to the rescue!

// The Three Fantastic Supermen (Italian: I fantastici tre supermen) is a sometimes corny, always …

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FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 11, 2019. 5 comments

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FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 10, 2019.

Last Action Hero (1993)

Last Action Hero (1993)

Next. Never seen the whole thing.

Last Action Hero Movie Review (1993) | Roger Ebert

"Last Action Hero" is about the same subject as almost every other feature film ever…

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Why Last Action Hero failed—and why it deserves to be rediscovered

Arnold Schwarzenegger has built his career on negating suspension of disbelief. He plays characters …

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FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 10, 2019.

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

Playing now. Directed by Peter Weir. I read the first book in the (long) series and it was excellent. Haven’t seen the movie in a long time.

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Movie Review (2003) | Roger Ebert

Peter Weir's "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" is an exuberant sea…

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spaced99 spaced99 Aug 10, 2019. 3 comments

The Manitou Blu-ray release: Evil does not die... It waits to be re-born!

The Manitou Blu-ray release: Evil does not die... It waits to be re-born!

So I was looking at this thread and thinking, “That movie needs a Shout Factory edition.”

And lo and behold, Scream Factory has delivered:

Released April 16th, 2019.

https://www.shoutfactory.com/product/the-manitou?product_id=7034

Other taglines:

Time could not stop him. Space could not hold him. Science could not destroy him. The MANITOU...it has awakened!

Possession marked The Exorcist....

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FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 10, 2019. 1 comments

The Illusionist (2006)

The Illusionist (2006)

Rented this on DVD for one of my birthdays. Had not seen it since. Started last night.

The Illusionist Movie Review & Film Summary (2006) | Roger Ebert

Motion pictures are an illusion. They aren't really made of moving images at all, just a…

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The Illusionist

Writer-director Neil Burger crafted his debut feature, Interview With The Assassin, into a prime…

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FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 09, 2019. 2 comments

Svengoolie: House of Wax (1953)

Svengoolie: House of Wax (1953)

House of Wax will be the Svengoolie movie this Saturday night on Me-TV. Vincent Price. Andre de Toth. One-eyed director doing 3D.

(Editor’s Note: Rerun post.)

House of Wax (1953) - IMDb

Directed by André De Toth. With Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk, Carolyn Jones. An…

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House of Wax

A scarred sculptor re-populates his...

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FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 09, 2019.

Hard Times (1975)

Hard Times (1975)

Playing now. Underrated Walter Hill. Louisiana set. For years only release was fullscreen. Sonsabitches. Watching wide version.

Hard Times Movie Review & Film Summary (1975) | Roger Ebert

"Hard Times" is a powerful, brutal film containing a definitive Charles Bronson…

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Hard Times (1975): Walter Hill’s Bareknuckle Ballad

Peter Biskind’s sensationalist bestseller...

FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 09, 2019.

Nate and Hayes (1983)

Nate and Hayes (1983)

Watching this now. Swashbuckler.

Nate and Hayes Movie Review & Film Summary (1983) | Roger Ebert

"Nate and Hayes" is one of the more inexplicable films I've encountered recently.…

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Nate and Hayes

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Directed by Ferdinand Fairfax. With Tommy Lee Jones, Michael O'Keefe, Max Phipps, Jenny…

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FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 09, 2019.

Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976)

Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976)

Directed by Peter Yates. Don’t call me Jugs.

Mother, Jugs and Speed Movie Review (1976) | Roger Ebert

"Mother, Jugs and Speed" is one of those premises that must have sounded great when the…

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Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976)

          With a more coherent script work and a better actress playing the female lead, this…

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Mother, Jugs &...
FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 08, 2019.

Mad Love (1935)

Mad Love (1935)

Peter Lorre. Directed by Karl Freund. A favorite. Recommended.

Mad Love

A mad doctor grafts the hands of a murderer on to a concert pianist's wrists.

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All Love is Mad

When I first saw Karl Freund’s MAD LOVE (1935) 20 odd years ago I was somewhat disappointed by it.…

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FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 08, 2019.

Enter the Ninja (1981)

Enter the Ninja (1981)

Next. Ninja. Franco Nero.

Two Ninjas Enter, Only One Ninja Exits – Enter the Ninja (1981)

In 1981, the world would be unprepared for the masterpiece that was Enter the Ninja.  Released by…

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REEL BAD CINEMA PRESENTS: CULT FILM FAVES NOT ON DVD This is a section devoted to rare, and as…

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FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 08, 2019.

Five Deadly Venoms (1978)

Five Deadly Venoms (1978)

Next 70s Shaw Bros. OogiesShock mentioned this in an old thread, so I watched it first back then. Cheh Chang.

The Five Deadly Venoms

Considering the seismic impact that the 1978 Shaw brothers production The Five Deadly Venoms had on …

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The Five Deadly Venoms: An Essential Martial Arts Movie

The Five Deadly Venoms is a martial arts classic, that comes with one...

FourFingerWu FourFingerWu Aug 03, 2019. 2 comments

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