All the President’s Men (1976) – Alan J. Pakula

One of the films that are on DK Canada’s What Else to Watch list after I screened Battle of Algiers is one of my favorite newspaper films, All the President’s Men. Based on the brilliant expose by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein the film is as relevant now, perhaps more so, as when it was…

Cronos (1993) – Guillermo del Toro

del Toro’s first feature film is the next title up for viewing thanks to DK Canada’s Monsters in the Movies book. I recall watching it when it first came to home video years ago, and was more than ready to dive into this take on the classic vampire tale from one of my favorite directors….

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) -Jacques Demy

I was a little unsure of what to expect when I settled in for the next big film in DK Canada’s The Movie Book. IMDB describes it as a drama, musical and a romance. All of which I am okay with, I was just wondering how it would translate for an English viewer who would…

Ole Timey Radio Presents: The Giant’s Stair

The Giant’s Stair Original Broadcast: December 1, 1938 Starring: JULIAN RICHINGS (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0724995/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @JulianRichings) JESSICA GRECO (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0337466/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @TheJessicaGreco) EMILY SCHOOLEY (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm3191505/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @EmilySchooley) For video version: youtu.be/HTTHwPpOo4w For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels

Ashes and Diamonds (1958) – Andrzej Wajda

Post War Poland is the setting for the next big title in DK Canada’s The Movie Book, as I delve into Ashes and Diamonds from director Andrzej Wajda. Marrying a love story with a post-war thriller, and mixing in some drama, this film is a fantastically made film that delves into the horrors of war…

Ole Timey Radio Presents: Sherlock Holmes – The Adventure of the Tolling Bell

  Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Tolling Bell Original Broadcast Date: April 7, 1947 Starring: KEVIN HANCHARD (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0359322/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @KevinHanchard) JOSH VOKEY (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm4602731/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @joshvokey) For video version: youtu.be/9SQQ7aqq6EI For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels  

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) – Elia Kazan

Tennessee Williams’ classic tale comes to the big screen in this 1951 adaptation that is my next stop in DK Canada’s The Movie Book. Now, lets be clear, I’ve never been a fan of Marlon Brando, not ever, he just kind of annoys me, and has his career progressed his lack of professionalism just became…

Ole Timey Radio Presents: Little Orphan Annie – Annie’s Big Surprise Party

  Little Orphan Annie: Episode 917 – Annie’s Big Surprise Party Original Broadcast Date: October 18, 1935 Starring: CHRISTIAN POTENZA (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0693066/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @C_Potenza) DON MCCUTCHEON (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0567345/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @McCutcheonDon) JACQUELINE PILLON (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm1139580/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @voiceoverqueen) CARIN MOFFAT (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0595561/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @carin_moffat) MARLENE ZISMAN (Twitter: @marlenezisman) NORAH NOBLE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm6476378/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @MsNorahNoble) For video version: youtu.be/YWDqHShzAeg For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels

Ole Timey Radio Presents: Superman – Meteor of Kryptonite, Chapter 2

  Superman – Meteor of Kryptonite – Chapter 2 Original Broadcast: September 25, 1945 Starring: PAT MASTROIANNI (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0003958/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @patmastroianni) JESSICA GRECO (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0337466/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @TheJessicaGreco) JEN POGUE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm3243106/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @jenpogue) For video version: youtu.be/yh0wp8w3KPw For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels  

Ole Timey Radio Presents: Ellery Queen – Mr Short and Mr Long (aka The Disappearance of Mr James Phillimore)

  Ellery Queen – Mr. Short and Mr. Long (aka The Disappearance of Mr. James Phillimore) Original Broadcast: January 14, 1943 Starring: ALYSA KING (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5590139/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @alysaking) GABE GREY (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm2484469/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @gabe_grey) NOAH DANBY (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0199139/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @NoahDanby) JESSICA GRECO (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0337466/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @TheJessicaGreco) CHARLOTTE HEGELE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm4226301/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @charlottehegele) For video version: Part 1: youtu.be/_86kcSiY-ME Part 2: youtu.be/eFJ_OnV9g7c For extra content, become a Mind…

Ole Timey Radio Presents Superman: Meteor of Kryptonite, Chapter 1

  Superman: The Meteor Of Kryptonite, Chapter One Original Broadcast: September 24, 1945 Starring: RAINBOW SUN FRANCKS (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0290478/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @RainbowFrancks) NATALIE KRILL (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm2087783/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @nkrilova) ELIZABETH WHITMERE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm1176867/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @LizWhitmere) For video version: youtu.be/kXhaCjmWmcU For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels NOTE: This was the inaugural episode of The Mind Reels’ Ole Timey Radio plays!

Throne of Blood (1957) – Akira Kurosawa

The next recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book following my screening of Kurosawa’s Ran is another classic film from the legendary director, Throne of Blood. Toshiro Mifune, Akira Kubo and Isuzu Yamada star in this action-fantasy-drama. Mifune stars as Taketoki Washizo, while Kubo stars as his childhood friend, and fellow…