My latest installment of "Spy Games" is available to read at the Movie Morlocks and this time I'm discussing Mark Robson's sxy espionage thriller THE PRIZE (1963) starring Paul Newman, Elke Sommer, Edward G. Robinson and Diane Baker. Here's a little sample from my Morlock post: "THE PRIZE was based on a bestselling novel by … Continue reading Spy Games: The Prize (1963)
Top: The Walker Brothers - John, Gary & Scott Bottom: Sylva Koscina, Elke Sommer & Nigel Green in Deadlier Than the Male (1967) I was disappointed to learn that John Walker (aka John Maus) of The Walker Brothers died on May 7, 2011 after a long battle with cancer. He was 67 years old. The … Continue reading The Walker Brothers – Deadlier Than the Male
Elke Sommer and her bunny want to wish everyone a happy holiday weekend! Real world responsibilities, job hunting and a bad cold have been interfering with my writing and blog updates lately. I'm also going on a brief vacation tomorrow and I won't return until Tuesday next week, but by then I should be feeling … Continue reading Bits & Pieces
When Lt. Joan Harrington isn't tracking UFOs, she's reading Cinebeats! I just discovered that Cinebeats has been nominated for a 2008 Blogger's Choice Award in the category of "Best Pop Culture Blog". I have no expectations of winning since I'm up against celebrity gossip blogs and sites about modern pop culture icons like Britney Spears, … Continue reading The 2008 Blogger Choice Awards
A new issue of the British film magazine Cinema Retro arrived in my mailbox yesterday and it might be my favorite issue yet. I've been feeling under the weather lately, but flipping through a new issue of Cinema Retro overstuffed with fantastic color photos from '60s and '70s era films can cheer me right up. … Continue reading Cinema Retro #10
Above: Elke Sommer ushers in the New Year Happy New Year! The holidays are winding down and I've been enjoying catching up on my film watching and book reading lately. Apologies for neglecting to share any DVD Picks of the Week for the month of December (besides Latitude Zero), but I've been slowly compiling a … Continue reading On with 2008 . . .