Lady In Cement (1968 USA)

Warning: for the hip-hop/MTV crowd of today – this flick is probably one for you to avoid. It does not contain CGI effects, mindless dance music, jumpy editing, eye-blinding SFX or even a politically correct message thrown in. Good, now that’s out of the way, what do we have here? We’ve got the pride of Italian Americana – ole Blue Eyes himself…we’ve got a Jewish lady with a sumptuous cleavage that puts Raquel Welch to shame… we’ve got very bad 1960s hair days… we’ve even got Hoss Cartwright himself, Dan Blocker… Oh, and we also have the aforementioned Raquel Welch…our basket might be overladen with goodies! Or is it? [Read more…]

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The Fight (1974 USA)

The FightAt its best (which was long ago) boxing is the great white shark of sport. For ominous build up and sense of theatre, there is nothing quite like it. For heavyweights, them with the heaviest punch, the danger is magnified. And of the heavyweights, the greatest man of them all left us today and this is my tribute. [Read more…]

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