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Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 12 hours ago
Replies: 4
Weapons theme
Posted By GulfportDoc
I'm not sure what you're asking, whether it's the...

I'm not sure what you're asking, whether it's the best type of firearm to carry, or what to wear to conceal that firearm.

I think most folks use a less bulky hand gun to carry on their person,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 14 hours ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By GulfportDoc
Cornered (1945) Starring Dick Powell, Walter...

Cornered (1945)

Starring Dick Powell, Walter Slezak, Micheline Cheirel
Directed by: Edward Dymytryk; Screenplay by John Paxton & Ben Hecht; story by John Wexley

This is Powell’s second...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 14 hours ago
Replies: 67,914
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
83041 Cornered (1945) Starring Dick...

83041
Cornered (1945)

Starring Dick Powell, Walter Slezak, Micheline Cheirel
Directed by: Edward Dymytryk; Screenplay by John Paxton & Ben Hecht; story by John Wexley


This is Powell’s...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 67,914
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Caught up with this the other night. Oliver...

Caught up with this the other night. Oliver Stone has produced a first rate documentary in 2021 about the facts in the JFK assassination, mostly material that big media have steadfastly ignored...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 17
Hitchcock Movies: Jimmy Stewart vs Cary Grant
Posted By GulfportDoc
Grant could easily play a cad or a devil. ...

Grant could easily play a cad or a devil. Stewart really couldn't. Stewart could play an affable, sincere and honorable guy, whereas that was a stretch for Grant.


I think the way Hitchcock...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 67,914
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
I too love this film. IMO it's the best of...

I too love this film. IMO it's the best of Hitch's second tier pictures. As his second film in Hollywood after Rebecca, he was finally free of David O. Selznik, and he was eager to do a espionage...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 2 days ago
Replies: 1
The Girl in the Fountain (2021)
Posted By GulfportDoc
Should be a good one! Boy, the trailer ain't...

Should be a good one! Boy, the trailer ain't much though...:)
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By GulfportDoc
Yes, I think that "Ivers" is a great picture, and...

Yes, I think that "Ivers" is a great picture, and one of the greatest noirs. Barbara Stanwyck is arguably the best femme fatale in all of noir.

I too like the script. Robert Rossen also not...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By GulfportDoc
Yeah, I've always loved black & white movies,...

Yeah, I've always loved black & white movies, most especially noirs of the classic era. I was born during the early noir era, but I really don't recall seeing that many of them in the early '50s. ...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By GulfportDoc
Been a long time since I've seen this one. Due...

Been a long time since I've seen this one. Due for a re-watch. It's hard to go too wrong on a story by James M. Cain (Double Indemnity, The Postman Always Rings Twice), and cinematography by the...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 days ago
Replies: 249
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By GulfportDoc
I just submitted a list. However there were only...

I just submitted a list. However there were only 10 picks.

To my taste there were not 25 great films from 2000-2009.


To get to 25 I would have to have included a number of films which were...
Replies: 13
Can You Do Impressions?
Posted By GulfportDoc
I can make a half-assed attempt at impersonating...

I can make a half-assed attempt at impersonating George C. Scott as Patton:

"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country."
or
"It doesn't take a West Point graduate to figure THAT out."
...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 67,914
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Wow, I haven't heard of this one. It could be...

Wow, I haven't heard of this one. It could be good, based upon the quality of Stone's JFK. Although I must say that narration by Whoopi Goldberg and Donald Sutherland gives me pause...;)
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 6 days ago
Replies: 1
Midnight Diner
Posted By GulfportDoc
I neglected to add commentary...:modest: ...

I neglected to add commentary...:modest:

Midnight Diner (then Midnight Diner 2, followed by Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories) is a 5 season series of whimsical 25-minute drama vignettes, often laced...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 30,742
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By GulfportDoc
You've got me there. I know Mature and Grable...

You've got me there. I know Mature and Grable did Song of the Islands (1942) and Wabash Avenue (1950), which were both musicals; but off the top of my head I can't think of a noir that they stared...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 week ago
Replies: 8
No Time to Die
Posted By GulfportDoc
IMO this is an unfortunate semi-sluggish whale of...

IMO this is an unfortunate semi-sluggish whale of a film, with periods of finger-drumming indifference from the viewer, separated by some impressive chase and special effects scenes. The overall tone...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 67,914
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
82909 No Time to Die (2021) This is an...

82909
No Time to Die (2021)

This is an unfortunate semi-sluggish whale of a film, with periods of finger-drumming indifference from the viewer, separated by some impressive chase and special...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 67,914
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
I know what you mean. But the electronic score...

I know what you mean. But the electronic score for the film was very impressive and distinctive when the picture came out in 1956. The composers used electronic machinery that they constructed...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 week ago
Replies: 1
Midnight Diner
Posted By GulfportDoc
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 1 week ago
Replies: 180
Users you miss
Posted By GulfportDoc
I miss Lenslady. She had a lot of class, and...

I miss Lenslady. She had a lot of class, and always made thoughtful posts. A few of us were very surprised when she simply disappeared. Hoping it wasn't a health issue.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 67,914
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
If you liked this film you might like The 24 Hour...

If you liked this film you might like The 24 Hour War (2016), a gripping documentary about the same material. I actually liked the doc. better than F v. F. It's the real McCoy!...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By GulfportDoc
I agree. The big production noirs in the '50s I...

I agree. The big production noirs in the '50s I think were influenced by the heavy popularity of westerns during that era: new technical capacities like wide screen, vivid color and cinematography--...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 67,914
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
I can see what you liked about the film. And it...

I can see what you liked about the film. And it is very watchable. But to my taste it had some notable flaws. Here's some commentary I did about it:


Those Who Wish Me...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By GulfportDoc
Nice interview with Mr. Edwards! Listened to a...

Nice interview with Mr. Edwards! Listened to a good bit of it, will finish it later. Cheers!
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 188
Noirvember 2021
Posted By GulfportDoc
I don't believe I ever saw this one, so I'll add...

I don't believe I ever saw this one, so I'll add it to my list. I see that Phil Karlson directed. He'd done Kansas City Confidential (1952) and 99 River Street (1953) -- both good noirs-- so he...