Sean Connery in Woman of Straw (1964)

Sean Connery in a promotional shot from WOMAN OF STRAW (1964) I'm celebrating Sean Connery's 81st birthday today over at the Movie Morlocks with a look at his performance in WOMAN OF STRAW (1964). A brief excerpt from my post: "What I admire most about Connery’s memorable performance in WOMAN OF STRAW is the way … Continue reading Sean Connery in Woman of Straw (1964)

20 Favorite DVD Releases of 2008: Part I.

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but overall 2008 was somewhat of a lackluster year for new Region 1 DVD releases of 1960s and 1970s era films when compared to the previous two years (See: 2006 and 2007). Some of my favorite DVD companies such as BCI Eclipse and most recently New … Continue reading 20 Favorite DVD Releases of 2008: Part I.

Vive La France!

The Cannes Film Festival turns 60 this week and that's reason enough to celebrate all things fabulous and French, so I plan on doing just that throughout the next week until the festival wraps up. I haven't come across many books written about the early days of Cannes but I can recommend Cannes - Fifty … Continue reading Vive La France!