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Burt Lancaster

  • War Movie Mondays Again: Zulu Dawn

    It’s time for another edition of War Movie Mondays Again. This week’s movie is 1979’s Zulu Dawn. Zulu Dawn is a prequel to the 1964 film Zulu and tells the story…

  • Western Wednesdays Again: Vera Cruz

    It’s time for another edition of Western Wednesdays Again. This week it’s the 1954 release Vera Cruz, a film that’s often name-dropped in the discussion of “Great and Influential Westerns.” Starring…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘Castle Keep’

    Castle Keep (1969) is a very anti-heroic World War II film filled with lots of dark humor and beautiful photography. The film is based on William Eastlake’s novel about a weary…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘Go Tell the Spartans’

    This week’s pick takes us to ‘Nam with Go Tell the Spartans (1978) which shows the first ever encounter among American forces and the Viet Cong before major American involvement in…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘Zulu Dawn’

    Zulu Dawn (1979) is the prequel to the 1964 film Zulu which tells the story of a proud British army which suffered the worst defeat ever inflicted by a native army…

  • Western Wednesdays: ‘The Professionals’

    When I grow up, I want to be Claudia Cardinale. There are plenty of beautiful women in movies, but few goddesses. Cardinale is a goddess. Even when she’s sunburned and running…