Det Jim McLeod

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    New York
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    Actors:
    Cary Grant
    Kirk Douglas
    Boris Karloff
    Robert DeNiro

    Actresses
    Natalie Wood
    Hayley Mills
    Bette Davis
    Audrey Hepburn

    Directors:
    Alfred Hitchcock
    Stanley Kubrick
    Martin Scorsese
    William Wyler

    Favorite movies:


    1930s
    Duck Soup
    King Kong
    Sons Of The Desert
    Bride of Frankenstein
    The Raven
    Gunga Din
    Son Of Frankenstein

    1940s
    Shadow Of A Doubt
    Arsenic And Old Lace
    Meet Me In St Louis
    Kiss Of Death
    Miracle On 34th Street
    The Search
    The Window

    1950s
    Detective Story
    Strangers On A Train
    From Here To Eternity
    On The Waterfront
    Marty
    Night Of The Hunter
    Paths Of Glory

    1960s
    The Manchurian Candidate
    Whatever Happened To Baby Jane
    Goldfinger
    A Patch Of Blue
    The Good The Bad And The Ugly
    Rosemary's Baby
    Midnight Cowboy

    1970s
    The Mind Of Mr Soames
    Dirty Harry
    Deliverance
    Sleuth
    The Taking Of Pelham 123
    Jaws
    Taxi Driver

    1980s
    48 Hrs
    Fanny And Alexander
    Blue Velvet
    Monty Python's The Meaning Of Life
    Full Metal Jacket
    The Untouchables
    Imagine:John Lennon

    1990s
    Goodfellas
    Misery
    What About Bob
    The Crying Game
    The Player
    The Shawshank Redemption
    Ed Wood

    2000s
    Ghost World
    Spider Man
    Kill Bill Vol 1
    Shattered Glass
    The Chronicles Of Narnia:The Lion,The
    Witch And The Wardrobe
    Dear Frankie
    Little Miss Sunshine

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  1. Det Jim McLeod

    *A to Z of Movies*

    House That Dripped Blood, The
  2. Det Jim McLeod

    Name the comedy

    Trading Places Next-Clark Gable
  3. Det Jim McLeod

    Noir Alley

    I just caught the last half of "Talk About A Stranger" this morning. This was a nostalgic film for me because it is one that sticks in my mind from watching it on late night TV decades ago. It reminded me a lot of "The Window" with Bobby Driscoll. I guess I related to both films when I was a kid since both have a little boy as the protagonist. Kurt Kaszner is a great choice for the mysterious neighbor in "Stranger", his foreign accent and hermit like behavior are enough to cause suspicion for people of those times. He was most famous for playing the cowardly Fitzhugh on the TV series "Land Of The Giants", I thought the character was another version of Jonathan Harris' Dr Smith from "Lost In Space". I hope "Stranger" is put On Demand because I am curious to see Mueller's opening remarks.
  4. Det Jim McLeod

    Spotlight: Songs on Screen with Dave Karger and guest host Chris Issak

    Isaak was complimentary to Lulu for "To Sir With Love" but was derogatory to The Mindbenders, who I think were very good in this film. Their song "It's Getting Harder All The Time" is a great catchy 1960s pop song and serves as a touching and funny dance between Poitier and Judy Geeson. BTW, I own the soundtrack to this film and love all of it.
  5. Det Jim McLeod

    Your Choice For 1964 Best Actor Oscar

    It means the actual winner, sorry, I fixed it
  6. Det Jim McLeod

    A to Z of Characters

    Cutter, Sgt Archibald played by Cary Grant in Gunga Din
  7. Det Jim McLeod

    Name the comedy

    The General Next-Peter Lorre
  8. Det Jim McLeod

    Actress Sondra Locke (1944-2018)

    I don't like to speak for Lawrence, but it looks like Henry Hull from Werewolf Of London
  9. Det Jim McLeod

    Actress Sondra Locke (1944-2018)

    Sorry to hear that. I don't think she ever did anything better than her Oscar nominated debut in "The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter". I only saw her in two other films, a disappointing small role in the 1971 cult classic "Willard" and Eastwood's worst Dirty Harry film "Sudden Impact".
  10. Det Jim McLeod

    Your Choice For 1964 Best Actor Oscar

    I agree with Scott on this one. I thought he overdid it, though I didn't know Kubrick encouraged that. I think "Dr Stranglove" is a pretty good film and I admire Seller's 3 performances in this one. Though I felt Sellers, Scott and Sterling Hayden all seemed to be acting in 3 different movies.
  11. Choose who you would have voted for with your reason why. THE NOMINEES Richard Burton in Becket Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady* Peter O'Toole in Becket Anthony Quinn in Zorba The Greek Peter Sellers in Dr Stranglelove Or I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb *=actual winner Nearly all British this year and a great group. I would have voted for Burton, it was a very subtle and moving performance. He had to tone it down since he was opposite a ranting and swaggering O'Toole as the king. My favorite scene was the poignant one where he prays for guidance before becoming Archbishop on the orders of the power hungry King Henry II.
  12. Det Jim McLeod

    Name 10 Facts about this Movie

    1. The Catholic Legion Of Decency condemned the film.
  13. Det Jim McLeod

    Supporting Ladies only please

    Andrea Martin was in SCTV with Catherine O'Hara
  14. Det Jim McLeod

    The first actor/actress that comes to mind..

    Alan Alda Next-a high squeaky voice
  15. Det Jim McLeod

    Name the comedy

    Big Business Next-Robert DeNiro

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