Red Dawn (1984) Classic Movie Review 142

Red Dawn (1984)

  Today’s movie is Red Dawn (1984). This movie is a brat pack version of an at the time conceivable event, the invasion of the USA by the USSR. It is also a wonderful David and Goliath tale as average American high schoolers bring the best the Soviets and Cuban…

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The Undefeated (1969) Classic Movie Review 15

The Undefeated (1969)

Well, this is a manly-manly movie with lots of horses and good ole fashion American justice. Following the original Bruce Cabot line from King Kong (1933) we now arrive at The Undefeated 1969. This movie was originally billed as having the most horses ever used in a movie with 2500. According…

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Chisum (1970) Classic Movie Review 2

Chisum (1970) John Wayne and Ben Johnson

  Today’s movie is Chisum (1970). Chisum (1970) is a classic John Wayne cowboy flick. When I say it is classic John Wayne it is similar to many of his other films. New York Times film critic Howard Thompson[1] stated “Forget substance. Settle for color and commotion and you won’t feel…

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