The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968) – Tony Richardson

The events leading up to British involvment in the Crimean war are the focus of The Charge of the Light Brigadd the final recommendatiin from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book following my screening of Lawrence of Arabia. Based in part on the historical text, The Reason Why by Cecil Woodham-Smith. Featuring…

Magnum, p.i. (1987) – Laura and Out of Sync

  Ol’ Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra finds himself in Hawaii this week, with the episode Laura. Written by Chris Abbott, this one aired 25 February, 1987. Sinatra is Michael Doheny, a New York cop, who in the midst of celebrating his retirement party, has his granddaughter kidnapped, and murdered by a pair of sexual predators….

Airwolf (1984) – Moffett’s Ghost and The Truth About Holly

  String (Jan-Michael Vincent) and Dom (Ernest Borgnine) fly into more trouble this week! First up is Moffett’s Ghost, which aired 6 October, 1984, and was written by T.S. Cook. Briggs (Alex McCord) shows up for the first time of the season, and alongside him is Deborah Pratt’s Marella. Things get a little odd for…

Airwolf (1984) – Mad Over Miami & And They Are Us

  Stringfellow Hawke (Jan-Michael Vincent) and Dominic Santini (Ernest Borgnine) get into trouble this week as Airwolf takes to the skies! Mad Over Miami was written by Joseph Gunn and aired 24 March, 1984. Dom is out on his own, flying a ransom to recover a couple of political prisoners in Cuba. Things go wrong…

Airwolf (1984) – The Shadow of the Hawke (Parts 1 & 2)

  Bellisario’s next series focuses on the supercopter Airwolf, its pilot Stringfellow (what a terrible name) Hawke (Jan-Micheal Vincent), his mechanic and co-pilot, Dominic (Ernest Borgnine). The two-hour pilot, released overseas as a theatrical film aired 22 January, 1984. Bellisario wrote and directed the pilot movie that introduces the top-secret organization known as The Firm,…

Profondo Rosso (1975)

Translated as Deep Red, Profondo Rosso sees famed Italian director Dario Argento join the list of required viewing for the 101 Horror Movies. Before getting into the film itself, let me just say, I loved the score by Giorgio Gaslini and the group Goblin. It’s been a long time since I watched an Argento movie,…