Kansas City Kansan
Wild in the Streets (1968)
"Truly wild in '68, even now an acid high Shelley Winters is unique."
The Mambo Kings (1992)
"Fun, flashy musical with Banderas in early role."
Free Willy (1993)
"Save the whale! Still a good family film with a great Michael Jackson title song."
The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)
"Offbeat, compelling adventure-mystery tale featuring Cooper and Heston."
The Big Trail (1930)
"More historical than anything, but a must for Wayne fans."
Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978)
"Disney fun circa 1978, and so typical of its time."
"OK fantasy adventure film that has achieved cult status to many."
Monster Legacy Gift Set (2004)
"Must have for Universal monster fans, particularly the Lugosi and Karloff legion."
A Gunfight (1971)
"Great names (Douglas and Cash) do not a great western necessarily make. This is definitely not a great oater."
"Still fascinating speculation/drama with compelling Bergman and Brynner in title roles."
The Four Feathers (2002)
"Michael Schiffe and Hossein Amini's screenplay adaptation (is) as full of holes as the tracks of a camel herd. [published 9-19-02]"
"THE best of Abbott and Costello's zany films, this time with Lugosi and Chaney playing their monsters seriously, which makes A&C's reactions hilarious."
"Forgettable Weird Al starrer...enUHF, please!"
Viva Zapata! (1952)
"Fine Kazan "western" w/strong Quinn and Brando turns."
"What we get is a surprisingly entertaining film, corny as it is at times, that could have suited John Wayne. [Published 5-13-02]"
Black Hawk Down (2001)
"'Black Hawk Down' jerks you around, slaps the side of your head, and kicks your butt back up to keep moving on. [Published 1-26-02]"
Gabriel over the White House (1933)
"Fascinating, original, definitely ahead of its time fantasy."
"Meandering story with Ralph Macchio, mediocre Walter Hill."
"A film to see/own only because of its title."
The Cocoanuts (1929)
"Creaky production is the Marx Brothers' first...and has its hilarious moments."
Breakheart Pass (1975)
"A curiosity: a murder mystery western starring Bronson."
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
"Silly doings with Candy and Levy as inept security guards."
Executive Suite (1954)
"Glossy, star packed drama with Holden in top form."
Blood and Sand (1941)
"Bullish action + Linda Darnell marks this Ty Power starrer."
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1993)
"Jim Carrey's first hit is physical shtick all the way."
"Look her, she's Sandra Dee! Innocent enough '50s romantic comedy doings."
Private Benjamin (1980)
"Funny, popular Goldie Hawn comedy set in army boot camp."
A Child Is Waiting (1963)
"Garland is moving in rare dramatic role."
The Enforcer (1976)
"Dirty Harry has a female partner...briefly. Blasting action."
"Terrific, wrenching WWII TV-movie telling."
Love in the Afternoon (1957)
"Charming, romantic comedy with Coop and Audrey Hepburn."
My Friend Flicka (1944)
"Great family film with McDowall in top form."
The Glenn Miller Story (1953)
"Miller's great music is THE thing in this romanticized bio of the band leader."
House Party 2 (1991)
"Vulgar, racially insulting laugh getter."
The Mummy (1959)
"Superior Hammer horror classic."
Nanook of the North (1922)
"Flaherty's classic, influential documentary still fascinates."
Amityville: The Evil Escapes (1989)
"Why does this series keep passing building codes?"
The Black Hole (1979)
"For-its-time state of the art effects help flat story and acting."
"Rubber Suit City once again. For 'Zillians only."
"Classic early talkie is still anti-war effective."
The Naked Jungle (1954)
"Those blasted ants! Fill the moat! Pretty creepy critters here."
Hercules in New York (1975)
"Early (dubbed) Arnold is a low budget oddity."
Double Indemnity (1944)
"Stanwyck, MacMurray and Robinson are superb in classic murder for profit story."
"Doesn't even touch the original classic, but still edgy."
Godzilla Vs. Biollante (1989)
"Are these guys in rubber suits really necessary...again?"
Macon County Line (1974)
"Good ol' boys 'n' fast cars. Eehah!"
Hanover Street (1979)
"Pedestrian, brooding WWII period film features stoic Harrison Ford."
The Big Heat (2001)
"In-your-face tough cop-gangster noir yarn features gritty Glenn Ford and great Gloria Grahame."
Helen of Troy (1956)
"Bring on the wooden horse! Good spectacle directed by Robert Wise."