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Robert Ryan

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘Anzio!’

    This week’s pick comes to us from the Italian front, a rigorous and often overlooked campaign of ETO during World War II. Robert Mitchum stars as a war correspondent (Dick Ennis)…

  • 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: ‘The Longest Day’

    In celebration of the Normandy D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944, this week’s review is the 1962 “Grandaddy of all war movies” The Longest Day. Legendary producer Darryl F. Zanuck and directors…

  • 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,…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘Men In War’

    Director Anthony Mann helmed this somewhat forgotten Korean War film which pits a small platoon of American soldiers against unseen North Korean snipers and combatants as U.N. forces are pushed further…

  • 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…