Tag Archives: Ernest Borgnine

Violated: “Hannie Caulder” (1972)

         “Hannie Caulder”  (1972)     Sometimes a movie is crafted with an admirable skill that, while falling short of artistry, manages to work quiet wonders in the small details which through an amalgam of calculated design, … Continue reading

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The Spy With Cold Feet: “Ice Station Zebra” (1968)

Patrick McGoohan’s cryptic “Mr. Jones” may be a bit of a know-it-all, but his razor sharp eccentricity is one of the few pleasures to be had from John Sturges’ disappointingly frigid “Ice Station Zebra”, a movie desperate for additional touches … Continue reading

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All Torn Up and No Place to Go: “Willard” (1971)

    Based on Stephen Gilbert’s nasty little chiller Ratman’s Notebooks, Daniel Mann’s 1971 “Willard” is a horror movie that has the feel of a domestic drama about loneliness that just happens to feature a few rat homicides.  Though the film … Continue reading

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