El Dorado (1967) – 107

El Dorado (1967)

  Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to snarkymoviereviews.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Remember this show is completely free and independent. All I ask is that you jump over to iTunes and give me a review. Today’s movie is El Dorado (1967). It is another in a series of John Wayne formula and posse movies.Hey but it is a lot of fun and has a great story and a lot of action. This film is basically a remake of Rio Bravo (1959) with different actors. Except for John Wayne. Of course, he’s in it. So let’ jump right into the actors, many of whom of show veterans. Actors John Wayne played the role of Cole Thornton, a gunman for hire. Wayne was first covered in Episode 2 – Chisum (1970). Paul Fix plays the town sawbones, Dr.…

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Scrooged (1988) – Episode 96

Scrooged (1988)

  Welcome to today’s show, Scrooged (1988), my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to snarkymoviereviews.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Remember this show is completely free and independent. All I ask is that you jump over to iTunes and give me a review. Today’s movie is Scrooged (1988). This is a wonderful comedy starring Bill Murray and Karen Allen. It is a modern retelling of “A Christmas Carol.” Actors Robert Mitchum played Preston Rhinelander big boss of the network. Mitchum was covered in Episode 54 – Out of the Past (1947). Bill Murray played Francis Xavier Cross AKA Frank Cross. This SNL funnyman went on to star in some of the finest comedies of the last 45 years. Murray was born in Illinois in 1950. He and his brothers worked as caddies while attending Loyola Academy. He attended Regis College in Denver…

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Out of the Past (1947) – Episode 54

Out of the Past (1947)

Out of the Past (1947) is one of the greatest film noir movies of all times. The bad guys fight duels with cigarette smoke while the femme fatale takes killing and manipulating to new heights. Rough Script – Out of the Past (1947) Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follows the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to snarkymoviereviews.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Today’s film is one of the greatest film noir classics of all times. The movie is Out of the Past (1947). The movie is based on the novel “Build My Gallows High” by Daniel Mainwaring. The film has a super talented cast. In an article titled “200 Cigarette” Roger Ebert state that Out of the Past (1947) was “…the greatest cigarette-smoking movie of all time. The trick, as demonstrated by Jacques Tourneur and his cameraman, Nicholas Musuraca, is to throw a lot…

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