The Sea Chase

John Wayne plays a German sea captain in a film that goes out of its way to create a favorable image of our former enemy, with hardly a Nazi flag or even a German accent in sight. Wayne and his ...

Hell and High Water

Samuel Fuller sure knows how to turn up the geopolitical tension, especially in a rip-roaring provocative atom threat adventure, that might have caused problems if anybody cared what movies said back ...

Donald Trump After Hours

Donald Trump After Hours By Michael Scherer and Zeke J. Miller Photographs By Benjamin Rasmussen For Time In a few minutes, President Donald Trump will release a new set of tweets, flooding social-media accounts with his ...

The Keys of the Kingdom

The Keys of the Kingdom Blu-ray Twilight Time 1944 / B&W / 1:37 Academy / 137 min. / Street Date December 13, 2017 / Available from the Twilight Time Movies Store 29.95 Starring: Gregory Peck, ...

The Hawaiians

The sequel to the epic Julie Andrews road show picture wasn't a hit, but it tells a good story of its own. Charlton Heston is okay but the central character is a Chinese immigrant played by Tina Chen. ...

Largely Forgotten, Frequent Cagney Partner Remembered on TCM

Pat O'Brien movies on TCM: 'The Front Page,' 'Oil for the Lamps of China' Remember Pat O'Brien? In case you don't, you're not alone despite the fact that O'Brien was featured – in both large and small ...

Notebook's 5th Writers Poll: Fantasy Double Features of 2012

Looking back at 2012 on what films moved and impressed us, it is clear that watching old films is a crucial part of making new films meaningful. Thus, the annual tradition of our end of year poll, ...

"The Amazing Race" 2102: Balloon Animals and Adongadongs

In the opening Leg of The Amazing Race 21, eleven teams of two flew to China to battle ping pong prodigies and force-feed frog fallopian tubes in their quest to be eligible to double the grand prize ...

Breaking the Bank: Six of Hollywood’s Lost Old-School Epics

For moviegoers growing up in the last 20-30 years, big is the new normal. I’m talking about those big-budget, over-produced, effects/action-packed extravaganzas that are as expected and routine an ...

Susan Tyrrell

Actor often cast in sleazy, raunchy roles Susan Tyrrell, who has died aged 67, had all the makings of a cult movie star. Husky-voiced and eccentric, she was a dissipated flower child, somewhat ...

James Arness, symbol of power with restraint | Nicolaus Mills

The quiet hero of Gunsmoke was a fitting archetype for the Eisenhower era when the Us kept the law without resort to force James Arness, the 6'7" giant who, from 1955 to 1975, played Marshal Matt ...