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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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License To Kill (1964)

Country: France | Italy Director: Henri DeCoin Starring: Eddie Constantine, Daphné Dayle, Paul Frankeur, Barbara Somers, Jean-Paul Moulinot, Charles Belmont, Mitsouko, Yvonne Monlaur Music: Pierick Houdy – although not credited on the print I viewed. License To Kill, despite it’s title is not another James Bond ripoff. The roots of this film are much older. […]

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Delta Force 2 (1990)

Country: United States Director: Aaron Norris Starring: Chuck Norris, Billy Drago, Paul Perry, John P. Ryan, Richard Jaeckel, Begonya Plaza Music: Frédéric Talgorn AKA: Delta Force 2: The Columbian Connection This follow up to Delta Force is in reality a loose reimagining of the James Bond film, Licence to Kill, which was released a year […]

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The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906)

In Melbourne, Australia it is just ticked past 9:00am on the 11th of November. 134 years ago, on this day, Ned Kelly was hung at Old Melbourne Gaol. And here is, what many people consider the world’s first feature film – and remember this was only made 26 years after Kelly’s death, so many of […]

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