The Great Escape: John Sturges’ magnum opus is the ultimate WWII POW Escape adventure that made stars out of Steve McQueen, James Garner and Charles Bronson

The Great Escape (1963), directed by John Sturges from the eponymous non-fiction book by Paul Brickhill, features Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Garner, Richard Attenborough and others as Allied POWs involved in the greatest escape attempt from a POW camp in Germany during WWII. Director John Sturges' The Great Escape (1963) marks the zenith of … Continue reading The Great Escape: John Sturges’ magnum opus is the ultimate WWII POW Escape adventure that made stars out of Steve McQueen, James Garner and Charles Bronson

The Dirty Dozen: Lee Marvin leads a dozen cutthroats into battle against Nazis in this hard-hitting WWII Actioner

The Dirty Dozen(1967), directed by Robert Aldrich and starring Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, Earnest Borgnine and Robert Ryan, is a violent action film set in the backdrop of WWII, and the first of the countercultural war movies which critiques the military top brass. "One: down to the road block, we've just begun. Two: the guards … Continue reading The Dirty Dozen: Lee Marvin leads a dozen cutthroats into battle against Nazis in this hard-hitting WWII Actioner

The White Buffalo: Charles Bronson stars in a strange, allegorical Horror-Western that plays out like a nightmarish “Moby-Dick on the Plains”

The White Buffalo(1977), starring Charles Bronson an directed by J. Lee Thomson, is a moody, atmospheric Western that attempts to add horror elements to the genre. The unprecedented success of Steven Spielberg's Jaws(1975) led to an influx of countless monster movies, like King Kong, Orca, The Swarm, etc... Jaws was basically a marine adventure turned … Continue reading The White Buffalo: Charles Bronson stars in a strange, allegorical Horror-Western that plays out like a nightmarish “Moby-Dick on the Plains”

Breakheart Pass: Charles Bronson stars in a highly entertaining Western adventure adapted from an Alistair MacLean bestseller

Breakheart Pass(1975), directed by Tom Gries and starring Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Ben Johnson and Richard Crenna, is a very enjoyable thriller set in the old-west, which combines elements from a John Ford western and an Agatha Christie mystery. "I'm not a man of violence" The words are spoken by none other than Charles Bronson, … Continue reading Breakheart Pass: Charles Bronson stars in a highly entertaining Western adventure adapted from an Alistair MacLean bestseller

Hard Times: Charles Bronson at his very best in this hard-edged action drama from director Walter Hill

Hard Times(1975), starring Charles Bronson and James Coburn, was Director Walter Hill's debut movie. It remains a terrific exercise in gritty, genre filmmaking and boasts of a definitive Charles Bronson performance. With hisĀ  weather beaten, craggy, inscrutable features and limited dialogue delivery skills, Charles Bronson is the last person one imagine would become a movie … Continue reading Hard Times: Charles Bronson at his very best in this hard-edged action drama from director Walter Hill

Once upon a time in the West: Sergio Leone’s epic, all-star cast Western fairy-tale is one of the greatest movies ever made

Director Sergio Leone's magnum opus, Once upon a time in the West(1968), starring Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson and Jason Robards, is considered one of the greatest Westerns ever made. Like the title suggests, its an exaggerated, fairy-tale for adults, set in the old West. "the rhythm of the film was intended to create … Continue reading Once upon a time in the West: Sergio Leone’s epic, all-star cast Western fairy-tale is one of the greatest movies ever made