This entry into the old Ethan’s Film Journal just seems right for today’s Throwback Thursday, what with it being America’s Independence Day and all. Originally posted 01/24/2018. Summary: Grade A screw-up Private Kelly (Clint Eastwood) accidentally discovers a briefcase filled with lead-plated gold bars while interrogating a Nazi prisoner in Nancy, France during World WarContinue reading “Kelly’s Heroes (1970)”
And here we have the third and final Journal Entry review in my Throwback Thursday AmeriKaiju triple feature. Going back to the work of Ray Harryhausen, we have a film that is as famous as (and as lauded as) The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, and starring one of Harryhausen’s most recognizable monsters: Ymir, the thingContinue reading “20 Million Miles to Earth aka The Beast from Space (1957)”
As the second review of this Throwback Thursday AmeriKaiju triple feature, I’ve decided to revisit a Journal Entry featuring special effects by Willis O’Brien, the man who gave life to King Kong in 1933 and taught Harryhausen his stop-motion craft. How did this one fair when I first posted about it, and has my opinionContinue reading “The Black Scorpion (1957)”
In honor of the enjoyable experience that was the 2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters (at least, I thought it was enjoyable), it seems appropriate for this Throwback Thursday to post an American Kaiju (AmeriKaiju?) triple feature of reviews originally written for Crane’s Cabinet of Kinetographic Curiosities. These reviews are part of a series ofContinue reading “The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)”
This video was originally published some time ago. I guess you call it a Throwback Thursday thing?