Boxcar Bertha (1972) – Martin Scorsese

A recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book for my screening of Bonnie and Clyde is this 1972 Scorsese picture that he made while he was learning at Roger Corman’s studio. A fictionalised account of the Bertha Thompson (Barbara Hershey) the film follows the transient and who became a labour organiser…

Jodorowsky’s Dune (2013) – Frank Pavich

The most influential science fiction never made. There’s no other way to put it. The names involved with this film resonate across all of pop culture, and specifically the sci-fi films that followed this film, that never shot a single frame… I wanted to see this one as soon as I heard about it, the…

Airwolf (1984) – Mind of the Machine & To Snare a Wolf

Season 1 of Airwolf comes to a close with these two episodes. David Carradine guest stars in Mind of the Machine, which aired 7 April, 1984, and was written by T.S. Cook. Carradine plays Dr. Robert Winchester, a scientist and test-pilot who was involved in designing Airwolf when the project was under the control of the villainous…

Kill Bill (2003/2004) – Quentin Tarantino

  The 101 Action Movies brought me the fantastic 4th film of writer/director Quentin Tarantino to view again. Broken up over 2 films, released 6 months apart, this film is the ultimate homage to 70s films, be it, the revenge flick, the kung-fu flick, the exploitation flick, it pays respect to all of them, as…

Death Race 2000 (1975) – Paul Bartel

  The 101 Action Movies brings a Roger Corman  produced classic for viewing, which pits David Carradine against a new comer named Sylvester Stallone. In a world where Mr. President (Sandy McCallum) has been in power for a while, after a devastating war with the French, in order to prove their virility, and their love…