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MGM’s “TARZAN” SERIES (Johnny Weissmuller & Maureen O’Sullivan)


1932 - 1942 OVERALL RATING TARZAN THE APE MAN 1932 With this classic, Johnny Weissmuller is introduced to the world as Tarzan. Already well known as an Olympic swimming star by 1932, whilst Johnny was not the first on screen Tarzan, his has become the most famous. Playing the role as a naive childlike action… Continue reading MGM’s “TARZAN” SERIES (Johnny Weissmuller & Maureen O’Sullivan)

1930's, 7 Candles, Adventure, Drama, Historical, Western

THE BIG TRAIL (FOX GRANDEUR) (1930) – REVIEW


1930 DIRECTORS: Raoul Walsh &  Louis R. Loeffler "The Indians are my friends..." Breck Coleman - John Wayne Not exactly a statement that would exemplify the Career of a man rightly or wrongly associated as being the Cowboy of the Cowboy and Indian movies. But there is no doubt that John Wayne was certainly one… Continue reading THE BIG TRAIL (FOX GRANDEUR) (1930) – REVIEW

10 Candles, 1980's, James Cameron, Science Fiction

FILM OF THE MONTH ~ JULY 2015


Film Of The Month for this July is the 1984 classic The Terminator. Why not Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) you may ask? Well, it is a tie but the tie-breaker was simply that you can not have T2 without the ingenious and surprise hit that The Terminator (1984) was in the first place. A similar paradox to… Continue reading FILM OF THE MONTH ~ JULY 2015

10 Candles, 1980's, Action, James Cameron, Science Fiction

THE TERMINATOR


1984 DIRECTOR: James Cameron May Contain Spoilers! Isn't James Cameron a genius! Often given credit for his original story for The Terminator, so many forget that it was actually the much early work of Science Fiction, a script by Harlan Ellison, which is claimed to have served as inspiration for this classic 1980's and franchise starting… Continue reading THE TERMINATOR

2000's, 7 Candles, Drama, Romance

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN


2005 DIRECTOR: Ang Lee May Contain Spoilers! This bitter romance garnered three Academy Awards back in 2006, and even though politics played a huge role, it would be unfair to right off the successes of this film. In the summer on 1963, two ranch hands are sent up the slopes of Brokeback Mountain to camp out… Continue reading BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN

1970's, 9 Candles, Comedy, Musical, Romance

GREASE


1978 DIRECTOR: Randal Kleiser May Contain Spoilers! Grease was originally released in the U.K. on the 14th September 1978, just four days before I was born (34 years ago today!). I have already selected Grease as my first Film Of The Year, for 1978. Also, a DVD edition was also released in 2006, entitled "Rockin' Rydell Edition"… Continue reading GREASE