The ABC's of Film Noir
The ABC's of Film Noir

Twelve O’Clock High (1949) Classic Movie Review 185

Robin Hood Toby mug from Twelve O’Clock High (1949)

Today’s movie is Twelve O’Clock High (1949). A contender for the greatest war film ever, yet it shows very little violence. This film is often hailed as one of the greatest management training films ever made and has been used by most of the U.S. military at one time or…

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Mr. Novak: An Acclaimed Television Series – by Chuck Harter

Chuck Harter Mr. Novak

Mr. Novak: An Acclaimed Television Series 2017 by Chuck Harter The television series “Mr. Novak” 1963-1965 was a pivotal show in terms setting a template for later shows that features a core cast, with talented guest stars, and dealt with relevant social issues. “Mr. Novak” departed from the strict comedy…

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Vanishing Point (1971) Classic Movie Review 114

Vanishing Point (1971)

Today’s movie is Vanishing Point (1971). I’ll begin with a little quote from Wikipedia: “Kowalski is a Medal of Honor Vietnam War veteran and former race car driver and motorcycle racer. He is also a former police officer, who was dishonorably discharged in retaliation for preventing his partner from raping…

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White Christmas (1954) Classic Movie Review 94

White Christmas (1954)

Today’s movie is White Christmas (1954). Don’t ever watch this movie. I only selected it so I could use the von Scherbach quote from Stalag 17 (1953). This film has entirely too much singing even for a musical. The dancing, however, was excellent. Actors Bing Crosby played singer Bob Wallace.…

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