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Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 13 hours ago
Replies: 74
Official Alfred Hitchcock Thread
Posted By GulfportDoc
I agree. Lifeboat and Frenzy would definitely be...

I agree. Lifeboat and Frenzy would definitely be in Hitchcock's top 40 or so..;)

Without tallying them, the two would not likely be higher than the low 20s to my taste. Lifeboat did have an...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 14 hours ago
Replies: 68,089
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Yeah, all 3 were alchies. Mitchell was a...

Yeah, all 3 were alchies. Mitchell was a legendary drunk, and Ida Lupino hit the sauce so badly for so long that her looks took a dive. That's when she started directing. Pretty good director too.
Forum: Movie Reviews 23 hours ago
Replies: 349
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By GulfportDoc
If Master and Commander is #100, I can't wait to...

If Master and Commander is #100, I can't wait to see what the other 99 fantastic films are-- obviously the majority of which I've missed...:suspicious:
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 68,089
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Nice reviews of both films. While the City...

Nice reviews of both films. While the City Sleeps is a great noir by Lang. One of the humorous stories about the filming: Do you remember the prominent scene where Ida Lupino, Dana Andrews, and...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 349
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By GulfportDoc
It'll be interesting to see who they cast as Jack...

It'll be interesting to see who they cast as Jack Aubrey.
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 1 day ago
Replies: 148
The Matrix: Resurrections
Posted By GulfportDoc
I'll likely eventually watch it just to see the...

I'll likely eventually watch it just to see the special effects and fight scenes, which are always impressive. From the trailer it looks like Matrix has shifted into super hero fare: weak scripts...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 68,089
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
83268 Pale Flower (1964) This is a...

83268
Pale Flower (1964)

This is a rather pensive film-- as much new wave cinema as it is noir. It’s as if Ingmar Bergman directed a Cornell Woolrich tale.

I’ve seen very little Japanese...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 68,089
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Great pick, Wooley; and I agree with your points....

Great pick, Wooley; and I agree with your points. It's definitely in the top 5 Christmas movies-- perhaps in the top 3. I've watched it so many times over the years that I know half of the...
Replies: 71
Favourite beer(s) ?
Posted By GulfportDoc
If you haven't tried Sioux City Root Beer (also...

If you haven't tried Sioux City Root Beer (also their Sarsaparilla, Birch Beer, and Ginger Beer, you're in for a treat.

https://www.whiterockbeverages.com/sioux-city/root-beer-1
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 9
What are your most anticipated movies of 2022!
Posted By GulfportDoc
Nightmare Alley, although it's due to be released...

Nightmare Alley, although it's due to be released this month. A neo noir with an all star cast.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 437
CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES
Posted By GulfportDoc
Ha! Good ones. There are dozens of them. ...

Ha! Good ones. There are dozens of them.

The one you mentioned about getting a cell phone call, and then saying "I've got to take this" has become like fingernails on a blackboard... Of course...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 437
CURRENT MOVIE CLICHES
Posted By GulfportDoc
Two phrases have steadily crept into movie...

Two phrases have steadily crept into movie dialogue that by extreme over use have now become cliches. Here are two examples in conversations.

It's complicated. "Well how did you find out about...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 5 days ago
Replies: 589
Thief's Monthly Movie Loot - 2021 Edition
Posted By GulfportDoc
The story is not complex at all, although --like...

The story is not complex at all, although --like Gun Crazy-- a little kinky. But the mood and the cinematography really have to be experienced to see what the production is getting at. It's tricky...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 6 days ago
Replies: 68,089
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
A great film, and one of the greatest noirs. I...

A great film, and one of the greatest noirs. I love that long take sequence while the couple were driving to the bank heist. Very innovative for its day.

And Peggy Cummins was such a sweet Irish...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 6 days ago
Replies: 589
Thief's Monthly Movie Loot - 2021 Edition
Posted By GulfportDoc
You've got some pretty damn good noirs in there,...

You've got some pretty damn good noirs in there, my man! I never did get around to writing commentary about Rififi, likely because --although very good, and a landmark French noir-- I wasn't knocked...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 6 days ago
Replies: 74
Official Alfred Hitchcock Thread
Posted By GulfportDoc
$10/month is reasonable. Does one have to have a...

$10/month is reasonable. Does one have to have a cable subscription package to access it? Presumably it can be subscribed to via Roku or other. And can films be selected for streaming, or do they...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 1 week ago
Replies: 74
Official Alfred Hitchcock Thread
Posted By GulfportDoc
VERY nice collection. I wonder how much it costs?

VERY nice collection. I wonder how much it costs?
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 week ago
Replies: 16
Mildred Pierce (2011)
Posted By GulfportDoc
Heh. Yeah, you're right. I bailed on the series...

Heh. Yeah, you're right. I bailed on the series after the 3rd episode, but I went back and watched the final two last night.

From the synopsis I read about the James N. Cain novel, the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 202
Noirvember 2021
Posted By GulfportDoc
Both thumbs way up for this one. One of the...

Both thumbs way up for this one. One of the great classic noirs. Yvonne De Carlo was just about full on nasty..:cool:

A lot of people have the opinion that San Francisco is the best city for...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 1 week ago
Replies: 117
Roger Moore is the worst Bond! Comments?
Posted By GulfportDoc
You'd think that would have been a plus for...

You'd think that would have been a plus for him...:randy:
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 1 week ago
Replies: 14
Pierce Brosnan as James Bond
Posted By GulfportDoc
I thought Brosnan was excellent in The Matador...

I thought Brosnan was excellent in The Matador (2005), playing a rather neurotic off beat hit man as his career is winding down.

As Bond, he exuded the masculine threatening quality of 007, and he...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 68,089
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
I couldn't agree with you more about the great...

I couldn't agree with you more about the great Richard Jenkins. I feel that he's one of the most convincing character actors who is working today.
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 1 week ago
Replies: 202
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 1 week ago
Replies: 68,089
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...