Review: "Angel Unchained" (1970) Starring Don Stroud; Scorpion Blu-ray Special Edition

By Todd Garbarini The 1960s and 1970s had their share of genre films that were popular with audiences. One of the most prolific was the biker film which, along with the horror film, were showcased to ...

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Michael Cimino could have done worse for his first directing gig — a big Clint Eastwood-Jeff Bridges buddy picture with guaranteed major attention. It’s a simple crime caper for simple audiences, and ...

Creepy, Toothless Man in 'Deliverance' 'Memba Him?!

Creepy, Toothless Man in 'Deliverance' 'Memba Him?! Herbert 'Cowboy' Coward is best-known for playing the dentally challenged redneck -- opposite Bill McKinney as the piggy-squealing, assailant Mountain Man -- and delivers the infamous line, "he got a ...

The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

Need a laugh? Paul Newman shoots people, hangs others and runs a judiciary speed trap for unwary outlaw vagrants. John Huston’s picture is a slack, passably amusing interpretation of writer John ...

Junior Bonner

Sam Peckinpah was a fine director of actors when the material was right, and his first collaboration with Steve McQueen is an shaded character study about a rodeo family dealing with changing times. ...

From Silent Film Icon and His Women to Nazi Era's Frightening 'Common Folk': Lgbt Pride Movie Series (Final)

From Silent Film Icon and His Women to Nazi Era's Frightening 'Common Folk': Lgbt Pride Movie Series (Final) (See previous post: “Gay Pride Movie Series Comes to a Close: From Heterosexual Angst to Indonesian Coup.”) Ken Russell's Valentino (1977) is notable for starring ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev as ...

The Outfit

John Flynn's The Outfit (1974), a brutally efficient bit of business based glancingly on Richard Stark’s procedurally inquisitive and poetic crime novel of the same name, is a movie that feels like ...

Happy 86th Birthday Clint Eastwood! Here Are His Ten Best Films

Article by Jim Batts, Dana Jung, and Tom Stockman Happy Birthday to one of We Are Movie Geeks favorite stars. Clint Eastwood was born on this day in 1930, making him 86 years old. The actor and ...

New Stills Serve Up Some Sherwood Horror

John Regan is nothing if not tenacious. We've been covering his project Sherwood Horror since 2009, with the last update given over four years ago. Still, he's holding on to his dream, and you have to ...

Tsr Exclusive: ‘Prince Avalanche’ Interview with Writer/Director David Gordon Green

Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch play two clashing highway road workers in Prince Avalanche, a goofy but rich comedy that adapts an obscure Icelandic film titled Either Way from 2011. Shot with a small crew ...

The Custom Mary Brings a Cloned Jesus to DVD Stores January 1st

The Custom Mary is a controversial film set on the dangerous streets of East Los Angeles. Here, a rogue scientist experiments with two drops of Jesus Christ's blood. A clone from his DNA is then ...

Clip joint: Rabbits

Bunnies have a long and distinguished track record on film. Help us to identify their bounciest moments in the headlights This week's clip joint is by Declan McKenna, who blogs ...

DVD Review: "The Life And Times Of Judge Roy Bean" (1972) Starring Paul Newman

By Lee Pfeiffer Like Marlon Brando, director John Huston was often considered to be a has-been during much of the 1960s into the early 1970s. He worked steadily, but- like Brando- it was assumed his ...

Rolling Thunder: home at last

John Flynn's Rolling Thunder is finally out on DVD. He may not have made enough films, says John Patterson, but when he did, the script came first John Flynn's Rolling Thunder (1977), available this ...

Top Ten Tuesday: The Best Of Clint Eastwood (The Actor)

When J. Edgar was released last Fall, We Are Movie Geeks published our Top Ten Tuesday article on Clint Eastwood’s best films as director. With word that Eastwood has come out of acting retirement, ...

Review Of The Year

It's been an incredible year in the world of showbiz, with the usual headline-grabbing antics, scandal, sleaze, celebrity births, star weddings, and bitter break-ups. Here, WENN takes a look back at ...

Bill McKinney obituary

Supporting actor who seesawed from menacing villain to comic fool Many of Clint Eastwood's hit films of the 1970s and 80s were made with a stock company of distinctive supporting actors. This kooky ...

'Deliverance' Actor Bill McKinney -- The Pre-Death Doritos Commercial ... with Topless Women

Just two weeks before he died, a lung cancer-stricken Bill McKinney -- who played the "squeal like a piggie" redneck in "Deliverance" -- starred in a hilarious Doritos commercial ... beside a bunch of ...

Link Hunters

The Guardian Ken Russell was nearly finished with a new screenplay adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, to be made as a risque musical. Will it still be made with a new director? Nullco Preorder The ...

Character Actor Bill “Squeal Like a Pig” McKinney Dead at 80

“Looks like we got us a sow here instead of a boar” Okay, perhaps that’s not how he would want to be remembered but Bill McKinney achieved cinema immortality as one of the great movie villains when ...

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