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Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 12 hours ago
Replies: 4
R.I.P. Jane Powell
Posted By GulfportDoc
What a great career she had. Living to 92 is an...

What a great career she had. Living to 92 is an accomplishment all by itself. I too loved her in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954). I've never forgotten how knocked out I was seeing it at the...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 21 hours ago
Replies: 542
MoFo Health Thread
Posted By GulfportDoc
I quit smoking in '03 after a 40+ year habit. In...

I quit smoking in '03 after a 40+ year habit. In my view, the hardest thing for most people about quitting is THINKING about quitting. The actual stopping is not that traumatic.

I used to come...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 66,486
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Oh man! I LOVED this movie. Believe it or not,...

Oh man! I LOVED this movie. Believe it or not, I saw it when it was released in '53 or '54 when I was 9-10 years old...:cool: Even at that age I related to Johnny (Brando) as a rebel. Set me on a...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 1 day ago
Replies: 14
Twins 2
Posted By GulfportDoc
Lord, that's a revolting looking trio. Maybe...

Lord, that's a revolting looking trio. Maybe they'll bring it off. Best of luck to them.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 27
Movies predominetly set at night
Posted By GulfportDoc
Just about any film noir done in the '40s and...

Just about any film noir done in the '40s and '50s. IMDB has a list.
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls009668165/
Many are available on YouTube.
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 2 days ago
Replies: 85
Laugh With Matt
Posted By GulfportDoc
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 3 days ago
Replies: 29
Norm Macdonald, R.I.P.
Posted By GulfportDoc
That was a funny story-- funny delivery. Not...

That was a funny story-- funny delivery. Not every comedian could do that.
Replies: 3,245
Things that annoy you...
Posted By GulfportDoc
You're absolutely right, CS. We've been...

You're absolutely right, CS. We've been witnessing modern American decay for several decades, which seems to be accelerating: a race to the bottom. Gomorrah is looking tame by comparison.
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 3 days ago
Replies: 85
Laugh With Matt
Posted By GulfportDoc
Pretty hip characterization of the modern...

Pretty hip characterization of the modern degeneration of the sexes: "the feminization of men, and the masculiniaztion of women". Ugh. He pointed it out 30 years ago.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 5
New Movie Critic Show!
Posted By GulfportDoc
Thanks for the clip. Looking forward to sampling...

Thanks for the clip. Looking forward to sampling it. Eddie Muller is THE MAN. The "Czar of Noir"..:cool:
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 66,486
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Great film. Nicholson was marching toward...

Great film. Nicholson was marching toward superstardom. And I agree about Karen Black. I had a big crush on her in those days. Also liked her in Family Plot, although it was an atypical...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 30,263
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By GulfportDoc
Turned out to be a poor choice. It's not really...

Turned out to be a poor choice. It's not really a good noir. Ida Lupino did well enough, but she looked mousey. Richard Widmark showed some range, but --probably at the director's or studio's...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 30,263
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By GulfportDoc
It's my B.D., so I may treat myself to a good...

It's my B.D., so I may treat myself to a good noir. Perhaps this one:


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Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 66,486
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
When "Woolf" came out, Liz and Dick were at the...

When "Woolf" came out, Liz and Dick were at the peak of their popularity, both singly and as a couple. The public could simply not get enough of them.

I agree with your commentary. The movie's...
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 1 week ago
Replies: 18
Happy Birthday, edarsenal!
Posted By GulfportDoc
I too am sending belated wishes. Hope you had a...

I too am sending belated wishes. Hope you had a good one.

The Virgo curse....:suspicious:


~Doc
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 1 week ago
Replies: 15
Happy Birthday, GulfportDoc!
Posted By GulfportDoc
Thanks, Mark. Actually 77 Sunset Strip was one...

Thanks, Mark. Actually 77 Sunset Strip was one of my favorite TV shows when I was a kid. Although lately TBH I was just getting used to 76 trombones..;)

I appreciate the well wishes folks. And...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 66,486
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
It's definitely a watchable film. To my taste...

It's definitely a watchable film. To my taste the favorites were Bob Odenkirk's and Matthew Rhys' work. Here's a review I made from a few years ago:



The Post (2017)

This is a film...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 66,486
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Very nice review. This was a great picture, not...

Very nice review. This was a great picture, not because it benefited by fudging a little on the facts, but because it had high energy and genuine suspense. And, as you say, the acting was first...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 66,486
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
An excellent documentary! Garrison was the only...

An excellent documentary! Garrison was the only one to ever bring anyone at all to trial surrounding the assassination of JFK. And he was absolutely right as far as he went. But of course there...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 66,486
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
I agree with your commentary. It's a well put...

I agree with your commentary. It's a well put together mystery/thriller, which gets very confusing about plot surrounding the latch key. Here are some remarks I made when we had a discussion about...
Replies: 3
Rock Stars Scoring Drugs On The Road
Posted By GulfportDoc
In the '60s/early '70s drugs were everywhere and...

In the '60s/early '70s drugs were everywhere and easy to acquire on the road. Fans were always ready to turn musicians on. In MOI we had several guys who loved pot (and occasionally other drugs),...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 66,486
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
81019 Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) A...

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Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)

A great example of late 40s hard boiled noir, the production was peppered with heavyweights: Otto Preminger directed; Ben Hecht wrote the screenplay; the...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 1 week ago
Replies: 58
My Favorite Meryl Streep Performances
Posted By GulfportDoc
Interesting that you say that. I concede that...

Interesting that you say that. I concede that she is a very talented actress. Yet I can't readily recall a movie she was in that I liked. The last that comes to mind is Manhattan (1979). She's...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 weeks ago
Replies: 66,486
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Are you in Nawlins?

Are you in Nawlins?
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 2 weeks ago
Replies: 21
What is 'How to Cluster**** Your Legacy', Alex
Posted By GulfportDoc
I really liked Art Fleming, who was the first...

I really liked Art Fleming, who was the first host for 11+ years. At first I didn't like Trebek because he seemed conceited, but later he grew on me. During the late '70s I happened to run into him...