Monthly Archives: June 2017

My Review of ‘Fort Apache’ (1948)

This film is the first of a trio known as director John Ford’s “cavalry trilogy”, which was followed by She Wore a Yellow Ribbon and Rio Grande. They all starred Ford’s favorite cowboy, John Wayne. This movie is unique in … Continue reading

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Reel Infatuation Blogathon 2017 – Day 1

Originally posted on Silver Screenings:
What a beautiful day it’s been! It’s a pleasure to read bloggers’ secret (and not-so-secret) character crushes. In a world where it’s easy to get caught up deriding folks, it’s refreshing to spend the day…

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The Saturday Matinee Silent Movie

  Many people don’t know this, but the movie industry did not always treat women as badly as it does now. In fact, back in the early days of the nickelodeons, women often owned and managed these establishments. According to … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Johnny Guitar’ (1954)

Personally, I love a good Western. Especially one with a totally kick-ass heroine like saloonkeeper Vienna in Johnny Guitar. It doesn’t hurt that Vienna is played by the proverbial mistress of “Don’t Mess with Me”, Joan Crawford. It seems Vienna … Continue reading

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‘The Wild Women of Wongo’ — The Grand Finale

Just when you thought it would never end you might die without finding out how it ends, I’m happy to say I have the final part of The Wild Women of Wongo for you today! And here it is! 🙂 Having … Continue reading

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Sexy Women and The Big Sleep

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Originally posted on B Noir Detour:
It’s time for MovieMovie BlogBlog‘s 3rd Annual Sex! blogathon. I wrote about Born to Kill in 2015, and last year I was all about sex, violence, and Scarlet Street. For 2017, I’m basking in the seductive…

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My Review of ‘Hell or High Water’ (2016)

This film has been hailed by critics as a revitalization of the Western movie. And it lives up to its hype. The movie jumps into action from the opening scene. Two brothers, divorced dad Toby (played by Chris Pine) and … Continue reading

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