The Beguiled (1971) – Don Siegel

  Clint Eastwood stars in the next recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book following my screening of The Red Badge of Courage. He plays John McBurney, a Yankee soldier who is injured during the course of the war, and is discovered by a student at a Southern All Girls School….

The Great Digital Film Festival 2016

  I love when this time of year rolls around, because every February, Cineplex puts on their Great Digital Film Festival which tends to showcase some wonderful films from my childhood projected on the big screen in wonderful digital clarity, often mixed with some newer popular titles. This year is no different, running from February…

Dirty Harry (1971) – Don Siegel

“I know what you’re thinking. ‘Did he fire six shots or only five?’ Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement I kind of lost track myself. But being as this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you’ve got to ask…

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

  “You’re next! You’re NEXT!!” That immortal line screamed by Dr. Miles Bennell (Kevin McCarthy) as he runs through traffic is still chilling 56 years on. The 101 Sci-Fi movies brought me to the utlimate tale of conformity versus indiviualism today with the 1956 classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Directed by Don Siegel, who…