Film Review: For a Few Dollars More (1965)

"Where life had no value, death sometimes had its price. That is why the bounty hunters appeared." Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volonté, Mario Brega, Luigi Pistilli, Aldo Sambrell and Klaus Kinski Directed by: Sergio Leone Synopsis: When Douglas Mortimer (Van Cleef) arrives into town, he quickly learns of a fellow bounty … Continue reading Film Review: For a Few Dollars More (1965)

Film Review: John Carpenter’s The Fog (1980)

"This town sits around for one hundred years and nothing happens. One night and everything falls apart." Starring: Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, Nancy Loomis, Charles Cyphers, Darwin Joston and Hal Holbrook Directed by: John Carpenter Synopsis: Antonio Bay is one hundred years old, and as the residents of this little … Continue reading Film Review: John Carpenter’s The Fog (1980)

Film Review: A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volonté, José Calvo, Marianne Koch, Wolfgang Luckschy, Joe Egger, Sieghardt Rupp, Mario Brega and Bruno Carotenuto Directed by: Sergio Leone Synopsis: A mysterious stranger arrives in the small town of San Miguel and becomes embroiled in an ongoing feud between rival families - the Rojos and the Baxters - who … Continue reading Film Review: A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

Film Review: Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Pesci, Burt Young, James Hayden, William Forsythe, Danny Aiello, Treat Williams and Tuesday Wield Director: Sergio Leone Synopsis: "Noodles" (De Niro), is an elderly ex-gangster who in his youth took advantage of Prohibition and a great deal more alongside his friends. Returning to New York after … Continue reading Film Review: Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

Film Review: The Irishman (2019)

Starring: Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Al Pacino, Ray Romano, Bobby Cannavale, Stephen Graham, Anna Paquin, Stephanie Kurtzuba, Kathrine Narducci, Jesse Plemons and Harvey Keitel Directed by: Martin Scorsese Synopsis: The Irishman sees Frank Sheeran (De Niro), a truck driving deliverer of steak, become associated with mafioso Russell Bufalino (Pesci) and in doing so finds … Continue reading Film Review: The Irishman (2019)

Film Review: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Al Pacino, Damian Lewis, Timothy Olyphant, Luke Perry, Mike Moh, Rafal Zawierucha, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Margaret Qualley, Lena Dunham, Dakota Fanning, Maya Hawke, Austin Butler, Madisen Beaty, Mikey Madison, Costa Ronin, Samantha Robinson, Kansas Bowling, Harley Quinn Smith, Bruce Dern, Michael Madsen, Zoë Bell, Damon Herriman and Kurt Russell Directed … Continue reading Film Review: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

Film Review: A Fistful of Dynamite (1971)

Starring: Rod Steiger, James Coburn, Romolo Valli, Rik Battaglia and Antoine Saint-John Directed by: Sergio Leone Synopsis: In the midst of the Mexican Revolution, an IRA explosives expert on the run (Coburn) is forced to join a whacky anti-hero (Steiger) in an initial attempt to rob the Mesa Verde bank that results in both becoming great, grand … Continue reading Film Review: A Fistful of Dynamite (1971)

Film Review: Death Proof (2007)

Starring: Kurt Russell, Zoë Bell, Rosario Dawson, Vanessa Ferlito, Sydney Poitier, Tracie Thoms, Rose McGowan and Mary Elizabeth Winstead Director: Quentin Tarantino Synopsis: Kurt Russell is Stuntman Mike, and he goes about killing young women using his "death proof" stunt car. Not officially considered one of the ten directorial films he's long talked about making, Death … Continue reading Film Review: Death Proof (2007)

Film Review: Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

Starring: Claudia Cardinale, Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Jason Robards and Gabriele Ferzetti Director: Sergio Leone Synopsis: Hired gun Frank (Fonda) comes face to face with the mysterious Harmonica (Bronson) in an epic western that tells a story of the impact of loss and the search for retribution. Sergio Leone intended to retire from Westerns after the conclusion … Continue reading Film Review: Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

Film Review: Reservoir Dogs (1992)

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Steve Buscemi, Chris Penn, Lawrence Tierney, Edward Bunker and Quentin Tarantino Director: Quentin Tarantino Synopsis: In Tarantino's first feature film, Reservoir Dogs tells the story of a failed diamond heist and the consequences of it. As far as directorial debuts go, if you can find any better than Reservoir Dogs, … Continue reading Film Review: Reservoir Dogs (1992)