Golden Needles

1974 American International Pictures Directed by Robert Clouse Produced by Fred Weintraub Written by S. Lee Pogostin and Sylvia Schneble Cinematography by Gil Hubbs Edited by Michael Kahn Music by Lalo Schifrin “In China during The Sung Dynasty; a single golden statue was cast for the use of The Emperor. It indicated seven forbidden acupuncture […]

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Gymkata

1985 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Directed by Robert Clouse Produced by Fred Wentraub Written by Charles Robert Carner Based on “The Terrible Game” by Dan Tyler Moore Cinematography by Godfrey A. Godar Edited by Robert A. Ferretti Music by Alfi Kabiljo There are martial arts movies. And then there are Martial Arts Movies. But there is only one […]

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Duel

1971 Universal Studios Directed by Steven Spielberg Produced by George Eckstein Written by Richard Matheson Before we get into the actual review a brief history lesson: The Made-For-TV Movie is a phrase you don’t hear much these days but it was used all the time back in the 1960’s and especially during the 1970’s when […]

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Haunts Of The Very Rich

1972 ABC CIRCLE FILMS Directed by Paul Wendkos Produced by Lillian Gallo Written by T.K. Brown III and William P. Wood Before we get into the actual review a brief history lesson: The Made-For-TV Movie is a phrase you don’t hear much these days but it was used all the time back in the 1960’s […]

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Hot Potato

1976 Warner Bros. Pictures Directed and Written by Oscar Williams Produced by Fred Weintraub and Paul Heller Cinematography by Ronald Garcia Edited by Peter E. Berger Jim Kelly’s “Black Belt Jones” was such a beloved Blaxplotation/Martial Arts Movie hit and so enjoyed by so many people that over the years that whenever I get into […]

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Black Belt Jones

BLACK BELT JONES 1974 Warner Brothers Directed by Robert Clouse Produced by Fred Weintraub Written by Fred Weintraub and Oscar Williams Cinematography by Kent L. Wakeford Edited by Michael Kahn Music by Luchi DeJesus When it comes to the subject of martial arts movies there isn’t a sane human being alive that would argue that […]

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