The Killer is Loose

Psycho killers long ago lost their novelty, but in 1956 Budd Boetticher and Wendell Corey gave us Leon ‘Foggy’ Poole, a screen original with limitless appeal. Imagine a time when ‘normalcy’ was so ...

Shield for Murder

Dirty cops were a movie vogue in 1954, and Edmond O'Brien scores as a real dastard in this overachieving United Artists thriller. Dreamboat starlet Marla English is the reason O'Brien's detective ...

Walter Bernstein At New York Screening Of "The Front" (1976, New York City, Thursday March 6- Free Seminar

Cinema Retro has received the following press release: The Hollywood Blacklist, with Screenwriter Walter Bernstein\ When: Thursday, March 6, 6:30 pm Where: The New School, The Auditorium at 66 West ...

North American Film Distribution System Game-Changer: Billy Jack

‘Billy Jack’: Tom Laughlin helped to revolutionize Hollywood’s film distribution system (See previous post: “Tom Laughlin: ‘Billy Jack’ Actor and Director, Robert Altman Difficult Star Dead at 82.”) ...

Rita Hayworth Classics on TCM

Rita Hayworth Movies Turner Classic Movies, Wednesday, August 8 6:00 Am Affectionately Yours (1941) A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce. Dir: Lloyd Bacon. ...