The Long Day’s Dying (1968) Telepathic Pacifist?

The Long Day's Dying (1968) - titles credits david hemmings

The Long Day’s Dying was my favorite film from my March movies watching and the second, that month to feature that man David Hemmings. The other was the excellent school drama, Unman, Wittering and Zigo.

Directed by Peter Collinson, who sandwiched this film in between Up The Junction and the classic mini gold robbing caper The Italian Job. Continue reading “The Long Day’s Dying (1968) Telepathic Pacifist?”

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La Jetée (1962) Twelve Monkeys Future Past

La Jetée (1962) dvd cover

1995’s Twelve Monkeys is up there in my top 10 science fiction films of all time, somewhere near the very top. Everything about Terry Gilliam’s vision and David Webb’s screenplay is absolute perfection. I knew that it was inspired by a short sci-fi story called La Jetée (The Jetty) by an experimental filmmaker and photographer called Chris Marker but I hadn’t seen it until now! Continue reading “La Jetée (1962) Twelve Monkeys Future Past”

Red Sun (1971) Cowboys & Indians & Samurai!

 

Red Sun (1971) Poster

Just from the magnificent poster I had to see this, immediately. Red Sun has such an incredible international all star line up! American action monster superstar Charles Bronson, Swiss sex bomb Honey Rider aka Ursula Andress, Japanese megastar Toshiro Mifune aka Kikuchiyo of the Seven Samurai and sexy Frenchman hitman Alain Delon, a samurai from another life.

Tagline – The greatest fighting machine the west has ever known….

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