Still more lazy thoughts from this one…

Posts tagged ‘John Boorman’

Reprise – Friday Forgotten Film: Sharky’s Machine

To put it mildly, Burt Reynolds has had an interesting career — feel free to read in the old Chinese blessing slash curse at this point. His charismatic presence with early recurring roles on the Gunsmoke and Riverboat television series got many people’s attention (mine included, as a kid transfixed with TV). He parlayed that into larger and larger film roles.

TMT: Recognizing Crap From the Balcony

This is the next entry in a Theatre… a Movie… and a Time, a series that was begun here. Continuing my trek with one particular film franchise this week for the month October, strictly as a fan of monster and horror films mind you, here we go again. And I have screenwriter Josh Olson to thank byway of his July 18th look-back (over at Trailers From Hell) at an era’s “terrible, terrible idea” for a movie, and thus crystallizing for me the following remembrance.