Child of the 70s & 80s.
"All right now, I don't like violence, Mr. Wonderful whatever your name is. You better drop that blade, or you won't believe what happens next, even while it's happening."
Maverick Arizona, not Texas, deputy sheriff Coogan (Clint Eastwood), is sent to New York to collect escaped fugitive Ringerman (Don Stroud), only to lose him after getting clobbered by Bosley from Charlie's Angels!
I believe this is the first collaboration between Eastwood and director Don Seigel, with better to come a…
Daydreaming neurotic Baker Rudy Hickman (Gene Wilder) changes his name to Rudy Valentine and travels to Hollywood, with wife Annie (Carol Kane), to audition for the lead in volatile studio mogul Dom De Luise's The World's Greatest Lover, an attempt to challenge Valentino and Paramount. Through good fortune he might just do it but could it be at the cost of losing his one true love?
Not as I expected a biographical account of my life, but a very hit…
"Since the death of Jonathan Harker, Count Dracula, the propagator of this unspeakable evil has disappeared. He must be found and destroyed!"
My favourite Hammer is a tight 78 minutes, where scriptwriter Jimmy Sangster dispenses with large chunks of the original texts, characters and locations are dropped and relationships changed....I don't mind that at all.
The energy at times is fantastic, Lee always looks in a rush to get somewhere, taking the stairs three at a time, vaulting over furniture,…
Grisled veteran cop Paul Silver (David Janssen) reluctantly investigates the death of a Catholic Priest suspected of jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. Nun (Susannah York) doesn't believe he jumped and of course we know she's right. The two delve deeper putting York's life at risk.
I have wanted to see this again for a long time having seen it a few times as child in ITVs Murder Mystery and Suspense series of US TV movies. I was probably 8…