Browsing the archives for the Film and Cinema category

Tarzan and the Lost City (1998)

Director: Carl Schenkel Starring: Caspar Van Dien | Jane March | Steve Waddington | Winston Ntshona | Rapulana Seiphemo | Ian Roberts Music: Christopher Franke Based on characters created by Edgar Rice Burroughs Last week I reviewed TARZAN THE APE MAN (1981) and I spoke at length about what I didn’t like about the film. […]

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Tarzan the Ape Man (1981)

Director: John Derek Starring: Bo Derek | Richard Harris | Miles O’Keefe | John Phillip Law Music: Perry Botkin Based on characters created by Edgar Rice Burroughs The most misleading thing about this movie is the title – TARZAN THE APE MAN. While Tarzan does appear in the film – from about the 60 minute […]

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Tarzan and the Great River (1967)

Director: Robert Day Starring: Mike Henry | Jan Murray | Manuel Padilla Jr. | Diana Millay | Rafer Johnson Based on characters created by Edgar Rice Burroughs I remember watching Tarzan and the Great River on television as a child and really enjoying, but watching it all these years later – while I admit still […]

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The Curse of the Sphinx (2008)

AKA: Riddles of the Sphinx Country: UK | Canada Director: George Mendeluk Starring: Dina Meyer | Lochlyn Munro | Mackenzie Gray | Donnelly Rhodes | Emily Tennant | Dario Delacio Writers: Brook Durham | Kevin Leeson Music: Michael Richard Plowman The front cover for The Curse of the Sphinx DVD features the Sphinx coming angrily […]

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One Down, Two To Go (1982)

Country: USA Director: Fred Williamson Starring: Fred Williamson | Jim Brown | Richard Roundtree | Jim Kelly | Paula Sills | Laura Loftus | Joe Spinnell Written by: Fred Williamson Music: Herb Hetzer | Joe Trunzo Featuring four of the biggest and baddest blaxploitation stars of the 1970s, Jim Brown, Richard Roundtree, Fred Williamson, and […]

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The Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Country: USA Director: Howard Hawks Starring: Jack Hawkins | Joan Collins | Dewey Martin | James Robertson Justice | Alexis Minotis | Luisella Boni | Sydney Chaplin Writers: William Faulkner | Harry Kurnitz | Harold Jack Bloom Music: Dimitri Tiomkin The Land of the Pharaohs is a film I have been trying to track down […]

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Atomic Eden (2015)

Country: Germany | USA | Ukraine Director: Nico Sentner Starring: Fred Williamson | Mike Möller | Hazuki Kato | Lorenzo Lamas | Wolfgang Riehm | Nico Sentner | Everett Ray Aponte | Dominik Starck | Josephine Hies Written by: Nico Sentner | Dominik Starck Last Friday, I was lucky enough to attend the world premier […]

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The Ark of the Sun God (1984)

Original Title: I sopravvissuti della città morta Country: Italy | Turkey Director: Antonio Margheriti (as Anthony M. Dawson) Starring: David Warbeck | John Steiner | Susie Sudlow | Ricardo Palacios | Luciano Piggozzi | Achille Brugnini | Aytekin Akkaya Writers: Giovanni Paolucci | Giovanni Simonelli (AIP DVD lists Tito Capri | Gianfranco Couyoumdjian) Music: Aldo […]

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The Falcon’s Adventure (1946)

Country: United States Director: William Berke Starring: Tom Conway, Madge Meredith, Edward S. Brophy, Robert Warwick, Myrna Dell, Steve Brodie, Ian Wolfe Music: Paul Sawtell Based on characters created by Michael Arlen In spy stories, whether it be in books, film or television, there is one formula that gets repeated time and time again. It […]

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Tiffany Memorandum (1967)

Country: Italy | France | Germany Director: Sergio Greico (as Terence Hathaway) Starring: Ken Clark, Irina Demick, Jacques Berthier, Luigi Vannuchi, Gregoire Aslan Music: Riz Ortolani The plot for the Tiffany Memorandum is more twisted than a bag of pretzels, with every character, with the exception of the blond haired square jawed hero, Dick Hallan […]

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