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Old Timers’ Review: Mr. Freedom (1969)

A curio from the late 1960s, Mr. Freedom is about a costumed super patriot who is sent to France in order to ensure that the Commies don’t take it over and therefore the world. (Yes, it’s an analogue to the … Continue reading

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The Hill (1965)

The Hill is a brutal film to watch. It stars a (relatively) young Sean Connery as he attempts to avoid being typecast as James Bond and features recognizable British actors in support. It’s a psychological thriller set in a prison … Continue reading

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They Died with Their Boots On (1941)

Last night I saw Errol Flynn’s classic They Died with Their Boots On, a highly fictionalized (and romanticized) account of Custer’s Last Stand. How inaccurate was it? I’m not entirely sure, but I don’t think all of the soldiers died … Continue reading

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599 – Robin Hood (**1/2)

If I had to use just one word to describe the new Robin Hood film, I wouldn’t be able to do it. There is plenty to like about the movie, but if you are looking for much resembling the legend … Continue reading

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Yes, I liked The A Team. It should have been a rehash of the 80s TV show, complete with throwaway lines, cardboard villains, and a predictable plot. It’s mostly none of those. The action is truly inventive and exciting, and … Continue reading

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