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Superman and the Mole-Men (1951) - Short superhero drama from Lippert Pictures and director Lee Sholem. Daily Planet reporters Clark Kent (George Reeves) and Lois Lane (Phyllis Coates) arrive in the small town of Silsby to do a story on the closing of the world's deepest oil well. Not long after, a group of small, glowing beings emerge from the well tunnel and strike fear in the hearts of the locals, who soon form a vigilante posse in order to kill the strange invaders. It's up to Kent, in his guise as Superman, to stop the mob violence before it's too late. Also featuring Jeff Corey, Walter Reed, Stanley Andrews, Ray Walker, Frank Reicher, Beverly Washburn, Byron Foulger, Billy Curtis, and J. Farrell MacDonald.

This was an independently produced presentation piece intended to sell local stations on buying the Adventures of Superman TV series. Lippert thought it was good enough for a theatrical release. It was later aired as a two-part episode of the show. Despite being the first episode, the filmmakers forego a Superman origin story, and instead present this rather meager story. Superman in costume is actually present very little. Jeff Corey, as the detestable leader of the vigilante mob, seems to be on screen longer Reeves. This runs less than an hour.   (5/10)

Source: Cheezy Movies DVD.

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10 hours ago, cigarjoe said:

I haven't really watched it yet (its on my Netflix list), I saw maybe the first two episodes years ago, but yes I can easily edit her filmography on the main site to include it.

I somewhat watched BE & am also a huge fan of the real mafia, though well-made it played very loose with the facts most of the time  S. Buscemi's lead role Nucky Johnson actually lived a long life

 

Grethcen wasn't oin it much, playing and Irish gal

 

I lived in AC about a year or more-(l98l-982) when my mother was security at Playboy Casino-(she got to escort DUVALL to his limo one night)  But her gal pal at Resorts got to escort THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD: SINATRA!

 

 

At that era a really nasty little mob boss Nicky Scarfo , was having a blood feud & every day bodies were found   Eventually he went up the river for life

 

& my mom would actually & always find fire exits blocked in with cement in Playboy

 

 

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20 minutes ago, LawrenceA said:

Superman and the Mole-Men (1951) - Short superhero drama from Lippert Pictures and director Lee Sholem. Daily Planet reporters Clark Kent (George Reeves) and Lois Lane (Phyllis Coates) arrive in the small town of Silsby to do a story on the closing of the world's deepest oil well. Not long after, a group of small, glowing beings emerge from the well tunnel and strike fear in the hearts of the locals, who soon form a vigilante posse in order to kill the strange invaders. It's up to Kent, in his guise as Superman, to stop the mob violence before it's too late. Also featuring Jeff Corey, Walter Reed, Stanley Andrews, Ray Walker, Frank Reicher, Beverly Washburn, Byron Foulger, Billy Curtis, and J. Farrell MacDonald.

This was an independently produced presentation piece intended to sell local stations on buying the Adventures of Superman TV series. Lippert thought it was good enough for a theatrical release. It was later aired as a two-part episode of the show. Despite being the first episode, the filmmakers forego a Superman origin story, and instead present this rather meager story. Superman in costume is actually present very little. Jeff Corey, as the detestable leader of the vigilante mob, seems to be on screen longer Reeves. This runs less than an hour.   (5/10)

Source: Cheezy Movies DVD.

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LawrenceA, thanks for helping with that movie question about upcoming CGI spectacular due Aug. 10th  THE MEG

 

(NOTE: A personal qestion do you believe George Reeves-(l9l4-59) killed himelf?   I got to go by his fmr home-(very modest) Of course what many insist in a cursed rd in Benedict Canyon  & CHECK OUT 2005's HOLLYWOODLAND ($18m,.) (***1/2)  one & only time I could take Ben Affleck

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14 minutes ago, spence said:

(NOTE: A personal qestion do you believe George Reeves-(l9l4-59) killed himelf?   I got to go by his fmr home-(very modest) Of course what many insist in a cursed rd in Benedict Canyon  & CHECK OUT 2005's HOLLYWOODLAND ($18m,.) (***1/2)  one & only time I could take Ben Affleck

All I know of this is that a lot of people apparently do believe Reeves was murdered. 

From what I read, there are some aspects of the case that do smell fishy. But having not been there, I can't say 100 percent certainly whether or not foul play was involved. Like Natalie Wood's death, we will very likely never know one way or another.

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4 hours ago, LawrenceA said:

Superman and the Mole-Men (1951) - Short superhero drama from Lippert Pictures and director Lee Sholem. Daily Planet reporters Clark Kent (George Reeves) and Lois Lane (Phyllis Coates) arrive in the small town of Silsby to do a story on the closing of the world's deepest oil well. Not long after, a group of small, glowing beings emerge from the well tunnel and strike fear in the hearts of the locals, who soon form a vigilante posse in order to kill the strange invaders. It's up to Kent, in his guise as Superman, to stop the mob violence before it's too late. Also featuring Jeff Corey, Walter Reed, Stanley Andrews, Ray Walker, Frank Reicher, Beverly Washburn, Byron Foulger, Billy Curtis, and J. Farrell MacDonald.

This was an independently produced presentation piece intended to sell local stations on buying the Adventures of Superman TV series. Lippert thought it was good enough for a theatrical release. It was later aired as a two-part episode of the show. Despite being the first episode, the filmmakers forego a Superman origin story, and instead present this rather meager story. Superman in costume is actually present very little. Jeff Corey, as the detestable leader of the vigilante mob, seems to be on screen longer Reeves. This runs less than an hour.   (5/10)

Source: Cheezy Movies DVD.

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FUN STUFF!   Knowing you you've likely been up Benedict Canyon, infamous on Cielo dr for the Tate massacre & Harlow's husband killed himself in '32   THANKFULL THEY TORE DOWN HER PLACE THOUGH    The tour bus driver on a 5 & 1/2 hoiur trip refused to go up Benedict Canyon, except Reeves place

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Tomahawk (1951) - Technicolor western from Universal Pictures and director George Sherman. It's 1866 in the Wyoming territory, and the US government is trying to forge a treaty with the Sioux for access through the region to gold-rich Montana. The natives reluctantly agree thanks to the intervention of white friend-to-the-Indian Jim Bridger (Van Heflin). The army sets up a new fort to protect the trail, and Bridger agrees to work as a scout for them, but he has a secret ulterior motive. Things at the fort get more complicated when traveling entertainer Julie Madden (Yvonne De Carlo) is forced to take shelter there. Also featuring Alex Nicol, Preston Foster, Jack Oakie, Tom Tully, Susan Cabot, John War Eagle, Ann Doran, Regis Toomey, and Rock Hudson.

This was a rare sympathetic portrayal of Native Americans for the time, depicted as a noble people continuously mistreated by the US government yet hopelessly outmatched and with nothing but the end to look forward to. There's also a compelling plot involving revenge for a long-ago injustice. Unfortunately, not a lot really happens in the movie, and what does happen is very predictable. De Carlo, once again looking ravishing, has little to do, and only serves a single purpose in the plot. Jack Oakie is also wasted as a fur-trapper companion to Heflin.   (6/10)

Source: Universal DVD.

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The Whip Hand (1951) - Low-budget anti-commie thriller from RKO and director William Cameron Menzies. Matt Corbin (Elliott Reid) is a reporter on a fishing trip in a small Minnesota village when he stumbles on a nest of communist subversives who have taken over the town. He enlists the aid of local doctor's sister Janet (Carla Balenda), but the odds are against them, and the commies' plans for world domination are about to go into action! Also featuring Raymond Burr, Edgar Barrier, Otto Waldis, Michael Steele, Lurene Tuttle, Peter Brocco, Lewis Martin, Frank Darien, Gregory Gaye, and Olive Carey.

This had originally been filmed with the bad guys being Nazis, including a still-living Adolf Hitler. However, studio boss Howard Hughes decided to have all mention of them excised and to have sections refilmed with the bad guys being communists, as that was more timely and a more direct threat in Hughes' eyes. The movie is well-made on a small budget, and some of the performers are effective. Reid and Balenda are rather weak as the leads, though. This would have been more fun with the Hitler stuff left intact, but as it is, it's still a reasonably entertaining example of prime 1950's "Red Menace" exploitation.   (6/10)

Source: TCM.

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20 hours ago, LawrenceA said:

Superman and the Mole-Men 

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NOWADAYS THESE GUYS WOULD HAVE FOUND A HOME ON REDDIT.

PS- compensatin' much there, guy in the middle?

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Just to follow up on my review from last night: 

if I came across someone who was an intermediate (but passionate) cinema lover and they  told me that they were looking to expand their horizons, and it came up in the course of conversation they had seen neither PATHS OF GLORY nor IM GONNA GIT YOU SUCKA, and we had two hours to kill I would, without hesitation, be like "well, PATHS OF GLORY is really good, you should check for it on YouTube when we're done with IM GONNA GIT YOU SUCKA."

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7 minutes ago, LornaHansonForbes said:

Just to follow up on my review from last night: 

if I came across someone who was an intermediate (but passionate) cinema lover and they  told me that they were looking to expand their horizons, and it came up in the course of conversation they had seen neither PATHS OF GLORY nor IM GONNA GIT YOU SUCKA, and we had two hours to kill I would, without hesitation, be like "well, PATHS OF GLORY is really good, you should check for it on YouTube when we're done with IM GONNA GIT YOU SUCKA."

How familiar were you with the blaxploitation genre before you saw I'm Gonna Git You Sucka for the first time? I know most of the comedy works regardless, but there's a lot of choice bits for those with a working knowledge of ShaftCoffyTruck Turner, SlaughterThe MackSuperflyBlack Belt Jones, etc.

Fred Williamson, one of the kings of the blaxploitation genre, was asked to be the co-lead in I'm Gonna Git You Sucka but he turned it down because he was still making cheap exploitation pictures in 1988, and didn't want to mock his bread and butter. Wayans then cast Bernie Casey in the role, and I think it worked out fine.

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Thank you for mentioning BERNIE CASEY Because I left him out of my review and he is in many ways the backbone of the movie.

I first saw the film when I was about eight or nine years old, no lie. Maybe on HBO? We taped it. And I watched it with my parents and my sister. Repeatedly. And we would quote it at the dinner table.

**I swear to God this is true, I even looked like the blonde little white boy in the film who is the son of the militant black leader who marries Jan Brady, and I would quote his essay on Abraham Lincoln much to the delight of my father.

it was actually a major film in the formulation of my sense of humor and outlook on the world.

I have not seen very many blacksploitation films, and the few that I have seen I have to admit I have not cared for at all. I know Pam Grier for example is supposed to be an icon, but I just think her acting is terrible.

if you have any you'd like to recommend, I'm all ears.

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15 minutes ago, LornaHansonForbes said:

I have not seen very many blacksploitation films, and the few that I have seen I have to admit I have not cared for at all. I know Pam Grier for example is supposed to be an icon, but I just think her acting is terrible.

if you have any you'd like to recommend, I'm all ears.

Well first off, judging the acting in a blaxploitation, or any subgenre of exploitation film, is beside the point. The majority of the acting and filmmaking is substandard, with bad lighting, cheap sets, amateurish performances, and horrendous fashions. They also tend to be crude, violent, sexist, and outrageous, so sensitive sensibilities will be quickly and frequently offended. I also often find them to be very funny, both intentionally and not.

That being said, there are two starting points for the genre. On the high end you have Shaft, made with a bigger budget and slightly bigger names. Richard Roundtree is very good in the lead, and this movie's success helped get the ball rolling. On the lower end (budget-wise and technically) is Melvin van Peebles' Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, a bizarre fever-dream of a movie about a sex worker (van Peebles) on the run from the law.

All the movies I listed above are recommended, as are Foxy BrownBlack GunnSlaughter's Big Rip-OffThree the Hard WayBlaculaAcross 110th StreetBlack CaesarHell Up in HarlemThe Black SixBrotherhood of DeathCotton Comes to HarlemHammerThe Harder They ComeOne Down Two to GoSoul Vengeance, and anything featuring Rudy Ray Moore. 

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You're in the Navy Now (1951) - Military comedy from 20th Century Fox and director Henry Hathaway. Mechanical engineer Lt. John Harkness (Gary Cooper) is given his first sea duty as captain of a small ship with an experimental new steam engine. Nicknamed the "USS Teakettle", the ship is soon the laughing stock of the Navy for its frequent breakdowns and the misadventures of its motley crew. Also starring Jane Greer, Millard Mitchell, Eddie Albert, Jack Webb, Richard Erdman, Henry Slate, Harry von Zell, John McIntire, Ray Collins, Ed Begley, Harvey Lembeck, Jack Warden, Lee Marvin, Biff McGuire, George Nader, and Charles Bronson.

The comedy is sitcom-level routine, there are no real surprises in the story, and the romantic subplot involving Cooper and Greer is pointless and clearly thrown in to add a woman to the cast. What makes this movie somewhat memorable is the terrific supporting cast of notables both past and future. Begley, Collins, and McIntire are all good as the old guard C.O.'s, while youthful Albert, Erdman, and Webb make an impression as the ship's novice officers. Harvey Lembeck, Lee Marvin, Jack Warden, and Charles Bronson all make their movie debuts, and each get a moment or two in the spotlight. Bronson naturally has several shirtless scenes, and one memorable bit has him losing a boxing match to Jack Webb! Lembeck is the ship wiseacre, while Jack Warden is loud and exasperated. Lee Marvin, with dark hair, plays the radioman named Lee. I can't call this movie very good, but a certain sensibility will get some enjoyment out of it, particularly those who enjoy Mister Roberts, McHale's Navy, etc.   (6/10)

Source; Fox DVD.

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Hello Frisco, Hello (1943):  John Payne stars as an overly ambitious vaudeville performer/promoter whose little troupe includes singing star Alice Faye and comic relief duo Jack Oakie and June Havoc.  Their corny act is going nowhere, until Payne joins forces with a Salvation Army street group, and suddenly  the crowds are leaving the clubs to stand on the street and listen to them.  He starts his own club, and it..and his 3 sidekicks..are a hit, but he wants more.  Payne is driven to be Nob Hill acceptable, and is (of course) the only one oblivious to the fact that Faye has always been in love with him.  He falls for society girl Lynn Bari, and considering neither is terribly likeable, that seems like a good match..but in gaining social standing, he loses his club, his friends, and Faye.  Faye heads to Europe, where she becomes a big star while Payne spends on Bari, until she finally admits she only wanted his money (he didn't know this??).  His funds depleted, Payne is reduced to being a sidewalk barker for dumpy clubs when Faye returns.  He's too proud to accept help from her, but she re-opens his club, with Oakie and Havoc still in her corner.  It may not be the most original plotline in a musical, but it has some good things going for it..first, the Oscar winning song You'll Never Know, which became a 'signature tune' for Faye, and just the way it looks.  I can't stress enough how fantastic this film looks! Fox was known for it's color over-saturation, but it works to perfection here.  This was as clean and detailed as any new release 4k or 1080 film I stream on my tv.  Also exceptional are Helen Rose's costumes..from the gawdy vaudeville garb to gorgeous gowns with intricate touches, and the most incredible beading.  Oakie and Havoc have great back-and-forth moments; Payne does fine (I'm not his biggest fan..) and twenty-something Faye just shines.  Although the story is a bit hokey, this has to be one of the best Fox musicals of the era..the music doesn't interrupt  the flow, and everything just seems to 'fit'. source: Classic Reel

 

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The Frogmen (1951) - WW2 Naval action from 20th Century Fox and director Lloyd Bacon. The film details the exploits of the US Navy's elite Underwater Demolitions Team, aka the Frogmen. New team leader Lt. Comdr. John Lawrence (Richard Widmark) is a no-nonsense professional who has trouble being accepted by the UDT veterans who recently lost their previous, beloved leader. Flannigan (Dana Andrews) in particular dislikes the new commander's coldly efficient style, but they'll all have to work together to survive their dangerous duty of readying remote island beaches for Allied landings. Also featuring Gary Merrill, Jeffrey Hunter, Harvey Lembeck, Henry Slate, Warren Stevens, Robert Wagner, Robert Rockwell, James Gregory, and Jack Warden.

The action scenes are the highlight in this otherwise routine war tale of men under pressure. It's very interesting to see the techniques used by these precursors of the modern Navy SEALs. Now they are among the most highly-equipped soldiers in the world, but back in the WW2 days, they went into their very specific form of combat wearing only swim trunks, flippers, and a face mask. Their chief responsibility was to surveil enemy waters for mines and other hazards, and then to blow them up if possible. It all seems extremely difficult and dangerous, and it makes for compelling cinema. The movie earned Oscar nominations for Best Original Story (Oscar Millard) and Best B&W Cinematography (Norbert Brodine).   (7/10)

Source: Amazon Video.

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Jack Oakie is also wasted as a fur-trapper companion to Heflin.

Let's hope he doesn't win another Native American in a card game.....

As for SHOWBOAT, it's one of the "classics" I held off seeing for a long time. I just watched both the '36 & '51 versions last year and just hated them BOTH. None of the charactors were particularly likable and I found several scenes just distasteful/offensive.

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Know how you feel, TIKI.  SHOWBOAT( either version) seems to be another one of those "classics" that many of the "experts"  feel we're all SUPPOSED to just adore!  

I actually don't mind either version, but do prefer the first one, and mostly due to PAUL ROBESON's rendition of "Old Man River".  But then I could listen to Robeson sing  anything  all day.

Sepiatone 

 

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The Badge (2002) Goober Noir - Neo Orleans Noir -Christmas Noir

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Taking a scene right out of one of John D. McDonald's Travis McGee novels, i.e., a naked woman runs out of the swamp directly into the path of Travis' truck Miss Agnes. To avoid hitting her, Travis turns the wheel and skids off the embankment into the canal that parallels the highway.

In the opening sequence of The Badge the truck is a semi. the "woman" is scantily clad and the driver lays the rig over, the semi slides off the slope coming to a stop on its side in a bayou.

Directed and written by Robby Henson, with some excellent cinematography by Irek Hartowicz and with music composed and performed by David Bergeaud and Otis Taylor. It's a nice Neo Noir with some interesting twists.

The principal goober and peckerwood contingent of the cast is comprised by Billy Bob Thornton (Tombstone (1993), Sling Blade (1996), A Gun, a Car, a Blonde (1997), U Turn (1997), A Simple Plan (1998) The Man Who Wasn't There (2001), Bad Santa (2003)) as Parish Sheriff Darl Hardwick, Ray McKinnon as Deputy C.B., Sela Ward (The Fugitive (1993) Westworld TV Series (2016– )) as Carla Hardwick, John "Spud" McConnell (Miller's Crossing (1990), Django Unchained (2012)) as Ornell, and Mark Krasnoff as Squeegee. There are more in minor rolls.

The rest of the cast has Patricia Arquette (True Romance (1993), Lost Highway(1997)) as Scarlet,  Thomas Haden Church (Tombstone (1993), Killer Joe (2011)) as David Hardwick, William Devane (McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), Family Plot (1976)) as the Judge, Julie Hagerty (U Turn (1997)) as Sister Felicia, Marcus Lyle Brown(12 Years a Slave(2013),Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)) as Deputy Jackson, Tom Bower as Bull Hardwick, Hill Harper (NYPD Blue TV Series (1993–2005), CSI: NY  TV Series (2004)), Audrey Marie Anderson, Deana Carter, Michael Hitchcock as Luna, and Cyd Casados as Mona.


The film's whole premise is the fish out of water reactions between the Darl the goober and the various weirdos of the kaleidoscopic sexual revolution. It's entertaining and a hoot in spots. Watch for Darl spying on Scarlet to see if she's packing sausage like her husband Mona. Or Ornell, who is a women's bathroom peeping tom masturbator, get an eyeful, up close and personal, of p*e*c*k*e*r instead of his customary p*u*s*s*y.

I guess it gives a whole new meaning to the anti transgender hysteria. Where are deviants gonna drill their potty peepholes safely. 7/10.

More Screen caps from the 2004 DVD in Film Noir/Gangster pages.

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i watched WITNESS (1985) last night.

i watched this movie pretty soon after it came out with my father, i think i would have been seven or eight; i vividly remember Harrison Ford gulping the lemonade and THE DEATH IN THE SILO SCENE.

this film has, over time i think, come to be known as "the one time Harrison Ford was nominated for Best Actor," and it's funny because- while he is EXCELLENT- I still think he was better in RAIDERS and THE MOSQUITO COAST (RAIDERS I get his not being nominated for, but there was NO EXCUSE to not nominate him for THE MOSQUITO COAST; he is AMAZING in that movie.)

ultimately, I was more impressed by KELLY MCGILLIS and Lucas HAAS- the latter of which i was stunned to read in the imdb trivia section only has four lines of dialogue in the whole movie. it was as fine a performance from a child actor as i have ever seen. McGillis, who walked away from HOLLYWOOD ca. the early 1990s, is the heart and soul of this movie. She is marvelous. I know 1985 was one of those rare great years for actresses, but she really should have been nominated for best actress; I honestly think she carries more of the film than Ford does.

MAX FROM THE MONEY PIT/AKA THE BADASSEST TERRORIST IN DIE HARD is in this and he is terrific. I adore him. I think he was named ALEXANDER GODUNOV and he later committed suicide, but he is SUCH A PRESENCE in EVERY FILM HE WAS IN!!!! And this role is a real 180 from his previous fare; although his smile is slightly terrifying.

if you told me I had my choice between FORD and GODUNOV, it would be "I'll take the blonde and you can grab the one in the fedora!" from me in an instant, no reservations.

i tried watching this the last time it was on TCM and I found the first act ponderous; however, I recently saw PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK by the same director and I have come to understand a new definition of ponderousness (ARTFUL AND WELL DONE PONDEROUSNESS THOUGH IT MAY BE...

anyhow, never mind, but cause once Ford got to the Farm, i was in.

it's a "movie movie"; almost cliche in a way, you could almost imagine THE SIMPSONS WATCHING it- and i instantly understood so many parodies and MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER/RIFFTRAX references as I watched. BUT THIS TIME AROUND, The director's obvious gifts for shooting loooong sequences without dialogue clicks with everything else (although the VANGELIS music hasn't exactly aged well...)

it was a film that had some brilliant things to say about violence and life, and it said it in a clear and simple (but not stupid or outre) way...i think in many ways, this was a "lightning in the bottle" type occurrence in HOLLYWOOD, where a script that could've been ruined wasn't, and a star who would've been a dreadful casting choice turned it down (STALLONE), and they didn't get the wrong director and the studio (seemingly) didn't crap all over it and it didn't get edited to death and It ACTUALLY TURNed OUT TO BE a PRETTY DAMN SOLID MOVIE in spite of all the usual forces working against it.

it is somewhat ironic that for a film that- like SEVEN SAMURAI and TAXI DRIVER- shows violence realistically and horrifically and in a way that it doesn't romanticize it does have ONE BOSS DEATH SCENE WHERE A GUY IS SUFFOCATED BY GRAIN IN A SILO.

I love that scene.

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3 hours ago, TikiSoo said:

As for SHOWBOAT, it's one of the "classics" I held off seeing for a long time. I just watched both the '36 & '51 versions last year and just hated them BOTH. None of the charactors were particularly likable and I found several scenes just distasteful/offensive.

I agree with you as well, Tiki. I have not seen the '36 version, as I was basically completely turned off by the '51 version. The only redeemable quality the '51 has to offer, is Marge & Gower Champion. I could watch them dance together all day. 

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3 hours ago, LornaHansonForbes said:

MAX FROM THE MONEY PIT/AKA THE BADASSEST TERRORIST IN DIE HARD is in this and he is terrific. I adore him. I think he was named ALEXANDER GODUNOV and he later committed suicide, but he is SUCH A PRESENCE in EVERY FILM HE WAS IN!!!! And this role is a real 180 from his previous fare; although his smile is slightly terrifying.

I have to ask since you didn't mention it: you do know that Alexander Godunov was an acclaimed ballet dancer originally, right? He made headlines when he defected from Russia in 1979 and it almost brought the US and the USSR to blows. Ah, those were good times, when a ballet dancer deciding where he wants to live could potentially trigger nuclear annihilation.

Godunov was good in his few acting roles, but his personal demons and prima donna attitude kept him from bigger recognition. His death was a form of suicide, I suppose. He drank himself to death, with hepatitis and liver failure given as the official causes.

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6 minutes ago, LawrenceA said:

 Ah, those were good times, when a ballet dancer deciding where he wants to live could potentially trigger nuclear annihilation.

 

(As opposed to our present Distopia, where it'll likely be an idiot tweeting on the ****ter.)

no, I did not know all that about Goodnuv!. I meant to Wikipedia him, but something came up at work. Thank you for the FYI...sounds kind of like it would make an interesting story.

10/10 would STILL smash tho

 

ps-  sorry about getting the cause of death wrong, I could have sworn I read he committed suicide.

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