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Charles Bronson

  • 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…

  • Monday Picks: ‘Death Wish’

    This week’s pick is Death Wish (1974) which stars Charles Bronson as a vigilante who cleans up the seedy streets of New York in this classic tale of revenge. The film…

  • Film Review: ‘The Mechanic’

    I don’t know how many of you remember movies from the early 1970s, or were even alive in the 1970s, but the period from 1969 to 1975 witnessed a wealth of…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘The Great Escape’

    The Great Escape (1963) is one of those films that no matter how many times I see it, I find a new way to appreciate it even more. Director John Sturges…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘The Dirty Dozen’

    This week’s pick goes behind the lines of World War II France with the 1967 release of Robert Aldrich’s The Dirty Dozen. The film stars the legendary Lee Marvin as Major…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘Battle of the Bulge’

    Battle of the Bulge (1965) was an Anglo-American production directed by Ken Annakin (The Longest Day).  The film debuted at the Cinerama Dome Theater in Hollywood on December 16, 1965,…