Our country is mired in a desperate economic recession… and it naturally made me think of Walter Hill’s excellent depression era film Hard Times (1975) about a bare knuckle fighter (Charles Bronson) who is way too old to be doing what he’s doing and the degenerate gambler (James Coburn) who schemes to make money off […]
In the last few months I have recommended some in my opinion truly great movies that in some ways involve Military and Scifi, (These films being Zone Troopers (1985) and The Final Countdown (1980))… With that said, it got me to thinking about some of the other great Scifi films out there that have in […]
Monty Brewster is a lower middle clas minor league baseball player with heart. He is going through the life of a man who doesn’t have much until a recently unknown relative dies and leave ole Monty Brewster $300 Million dollars. But there is a twist. He has a month to spend $30 million and can’t tell anyone about or he gets nothing.
For fans of kickass movies, it doesn’t get much more awesome than Walter Hill’s Streets of Fire (1984), which, for whatever reason, didn’t connect when originally released. Which was too bad, because it truly is a classic noir action flick in its own right … set in another time, another place, it combines music and […]