Tag: Gordon Douglas

Hardboiled Frank Sinatra: Tony Rome (1967) + Lady in Cement (1968)

Hardboiled Frank Sinatra: Tony Rome (1967) + Lady in Cement (1968)

September 28, 2016 | By

Reviews of Frank Sinatra’s film versions of Marvin H. Albert’s hardboiled detective, Tony Rome (1967) + Lady in Cement (1968), new on Blu from Twilight Time.

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BR: Tony Rome (1967)

BR: Tony Rome (1967)

September 28, 2016 | By

Between 1965-1970, Frank Sinatra appeared in 10 films, moving from comedies, thrillers, and war films, ultimately settling on the detective genre which resulted in a tight cluster of Tony Rome (1967), The Detective (1968), and Lady in Cement (1968), and although he would also star in two more genre efforts…

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BR: Lady in Cement (1968)

BR: Lady in Cement (1968)

September 28, 2016 | By

Frank Sinatra’s follow-up to Tony Rome has him reprising the titular character in the same Miami environment, but with a less traditional detective plot in spite of author Marvin H. Albert taking a crack at adapting his novel, with prolific TV scribe Jack Gus…

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BR: Follow That Dream (1962)

BR: Follow That Dream (1962)

September 28, 2014 | By

After the box office success of Blue Hawaii (1961), Elvis Presley starred in this forgotten oddball comedy about homesteaders who claim for themselves a plot of land besides a newly built highway in Florida, and their efforts to maintain their ownership in spite of a pushy state bureaucrat…

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BR: In Like Flint (1967)

BR: In Like Flint (1967)

March 25, 2013 | By

Film: Excellent/ BR Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Excellent Label: Twilight Time/ Region: All / Released: February 12, 2013 Genre: Comedy / Satire / Spy-spoof / Action Synopsis: Derek Flint is the only spy capable of stopping a band of cosmetics executives from world domination. Yup, that’s all. Special Features: 2006 Audio commentary track by Cinema Retro’s […]

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DVD: Stagecoach (1966)

DVD: Stagecoach (1966)

October 27, 2011 | By

Film: Good/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Twilight Time / Region: 0 (NTSC) / Released: October, 2010 Genre: Western Synopsis: 9 people ride a stagecoach through dangerous territory, evading Indians yet falling victim to their own personal struggles. Special Features:  Isolated Stereo Music Score / 8-page colour booklet with notes by Film Historian Julie Kirgo […]

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