This review is for Dark City (1950). A crime film noir thriller centered around gambling and monster murder?Continue reading
Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991) Dolph Lundgren And Brandon Lee Join Forces To Fight Yakuza Boss
Johnny – “We’re gonna nail this guy. And when we get done… we’re gonna go eat fish off those naked chicks!“
OK, thanks for popping in for today’s review of Showdown In Little Tokyo.
All the best… Mikey Wolfman…
Me – “Excuse me? What’s that? You wanted more of a review than lets eat shusi off naked girls? Oh! OK! I’ll see what I can come up with!“Continue reading
No Orchids for Miss Blandish (1948) Let’s Meet The Cast That Put The Censor’s Knickers In A Twist
Miss Blandish is far removed from bland, she is a total knockout. A beauty that has all men weak at the knees. Her good looks isn’t all her good fortune, you see her father is one of the wealthiest men in the city. Worth a cool 100 million dollars. Of course, her father keeps a watchful eye on his precious daughters socialising and organised the right suitor for his treasure. Young Miss Blandish is set up with boring, older gentlemen that dote on her and promise the world. She on the other hand was cold and aloof. She desired something wild, someone rugged, maybe dangerous. As the heiress to incredible amounts of money she was bound to turn heads. Soon her life would be caught up with petty criminals, thugs and gangsters.. Lets meet them…Continue reading
Abandoned (1949) Film Noir In A Shady World Of Baby Racketeering!
This review is for Abandoned (1949). A crime film noir centered around a baby adoption racket?Continue reading
The Frightened City (1961) Bloodshed, Bruises, Broken Bones & Brass Knuckles
Here’s my review of The Frightened City (1961)Continue reading
The Big Caper (1957) Let’s Meet The Bank Heist Gang.
A cool million dollars with a whole stack of change was sat waiting within the bank vault. The California Bank, in the small town of San Felipe, would hold the hefty payload over the weekend, ready for the payroll for every single Monday. It was too much to think even about. Sat there smiling, ready for the taking. Too tempting not to. What was needed for The Big Caper was an expert gang with a perfect plan. Lets meet them…Continue reading
The Public Enemy (1931) The Grapefruit Gangster WTF Spoiler Filled Look Back
STOP! Pull on the brakes. Halt there in your tracks my dear movie loving friend. This is a spoiler filled post for The Public Enemy. Well, it’s more of a WTF look back to what happened in the film I just watched. Please turnaround and return when you have seen it or if you really don’t care, then be warned the surprises will be mentioned and spoiled.Continue reading
The Square Ring (1953) Basil Dearden’s Knockout Boxing Drama
Funny to think of a ring being square? Ok, just me then… Ding Ding. So that’s that, my review of boxing drama, The Square Ring. Thanks for popping on by…
A re-match you say? Ok! here goes. This is a neat little boxing drama featuring a snapshot into the lives of six fighters ready to enter the boxing ring. The main narrative is centered within the changing rooms for our home club boxers. Men at different stages and journey paths of their careers. A wise ex-pro is the dressing room attendant, his experience puts him in the perfect place to give out honest and practical advice. Whether they listen to his sage wisdom is another thing but he would never judge. He’s been there before.Continue reading
Brighton Rock (1948) Psychotic Pocket Rocket Slashes And Intimidates
This review is for the brutal British gangster movie, Brighton Rock (1948)Continue reading
Raw Deal (1986) Arnold Schwarzenegger Takes On The Mob
This weeks nostalgic look back at the rental movies from my youth brings me to action on the streets of Chicago in Raw Deal (1986)Continue reading