I Am About To Watch One Of These Two JAMES BOND Flicks. Which Would YOU Watch First???

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“SECONDS” (1966) – A Truly Forgotten Classic

ROCK HUDSON is The Star of JOHN FRANKENHEIMER’s 1966 Flick “SECONDS”

In MY Opinion, “SECONDS” is HUDSON’s BEST-EST-EST Flick, PERIOD. It’s A Rather Unique Blend of Sci-Fi, Horror, and Drama…

…That Truly Becomes An Even MORE-Unique THRILLER Because Of It All. Add In The Film is Directed By JOHN FRANKENHEIMER (“French Connection II”, “Black Sunday” & “Ronin”) and We’re Left With A TRUE-BLUE FORGOTTEN-CLASSIC!

What’s The Skinny On “SECONDS”?? Well… You Just Pay The Fee, And We’ll Fake Your Death, And You Can Get Out Of Your Current-Life, and Start Fresh & Anew Somewhere Else. Something MOST PEOPLE Have Thought About At-Least ONCE In Their Life…

…Only You’d Best Be Happy With The NEW-Life, Since All You Get Is ONE SECOND CHANCE. They Just Don’t Bother To Tell You That Part When You Sign-Up AND Go-Through-With-It The FIRST TIME!!!

SECONDS

A Truly UNIQUE Flick…

…And A Truly FORGOTTEN CLASSIC.

I Can TOTALLY RECOMMEND It To ANYONE…

…Who’s A Fan Of SCI-FI, HORROR, DRAMA, THRILLER Films.

ESPECIALLY With…

JOHN FRANKENHEIMER In The Director’s Chair…

…And ROCK HUDSON Giving Us His BEST PERFORMANCE EVER!!!

CHECK IT OUT, My Peeps, Fo SHO!!!

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(Not So) Random (Blu-ray) Movie Mention: “DREDD” (2012)

DREDD (2012)

The Tagline Says…

JUDGMENT IS COMING

…And That’s Exactly What’s Happening.

Right Here.

Right Now.

Ready?

GREAT!

;)       :D

Let Me Truly Begin By Saying That This Flick…

DREDD

…Is My Favorite Blu-ray Of 2013, Thus Far.

I Can Say That Without Reservation, OR Hesitation.

It Is Simply Wonderful.

To Be Blunt…

…I LOVED IT!!!

As Far As The Film Goes, “DREDD” Is Totally And Easily 142,000-Times BETTER Than The Original Take On The Film, The Campy Cheese-Fest “JUDGE DREDD“, Starring SYLVESTER STALLONE.

In The 2012 Version…

KARL URBAN Is “DREDD

…And He’s So So SO Much Better As The Title Character Than Ole SLY Was.

Don’t Get Me Wrong, My Peeps, I AM A Fan Of Ole SLY STALLONE.

I Always Have Been.

I Just Enjoyed KARL URBAN‘s Take On The Character So So SO Much More.

DREDD” Is WILD.

It’s FUN.

It’s BRUTAL.

It’s BLOODY.

It’s LOADED With Wonderfully Awesome Special F/X, Trashy And Dangerous Characters, The Works!!!

It Has A Simple, But Effective, Plot.

And, Of Course, A Stone-Cold Performance By KARL URBAN.

:D

Honestly, I’m Actually Kinda Sad I Didn’t Make The Time To See This One Up On The Big Screen.

:(

After Seeing It On The Blu-ray, I Can Totally Tell Y’all I Would Have Happily Shelled Out My $10 To Catch It At The Theater.

This Blu-ray Is Rather Stunning.

The Sound Quality May Be The Best I’ve Yet Heard.

The Picture Quality Was Spot-On.

The Flick Simply LOOKED And SOUNDED Wonderfully Wonderful!!!

Co-Starring…

OLIVIA THIRLBY As The Rookie Judge “ANDERSON”

…And…

LENA HEADEY As The Ruthless Drug Kingpin “MA-MA”

…This Version Of The Classic “JUDGE DREDD” Comics Is Vastly Superior To The Original Film Adaptation, And I Had An Absolute Blast Checking-It-Out!!!

I Recommend This One To Anyone Who Enjoys Some Quality Escapist Fun!!!

JUDGMENT IS COMING

???

You Betcha, My Peeps!!!

It’s Coming, And It’s AWESOME!!!

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How Watching “ROCKY” and “ROCKY II” Helped Me Re-Quit Smoking… …Again.

I Admit It.

I’ve Slipped-Up.

I’ve Done It Two Days In A Row.

I’ve “Closet” Smoked.

I’ve Been Doing So Well, But It’s So F-in’ F-IN’ HARD!

:(

I’m Actually Having One As I Write This, But That’s Only Because I Felt I Deserved It.

I’m Writing.

That’s What’s Important, Here.

And, I Owe It All To “Closet” Smoking, And Watching “ROCKY” and “ROCKY II“.

Nice.

I Haven’t Had Many Smokes.

So, I Sincerely Don’t Consider It Much More Than A Decently-Sized Hiccup.

But, Honestly, It’s Been Pissing Me Off.

I Really Went Off The Wagon Tonight.

I Just Couldn’t Help Myself.

I HAD To Have One.

So, I Did.

And, Yes, It Was Amazingly Wonderful.

The Best Smoke I’ve Had In A Long, Long While.

Sooo…

…I Eventually Had Another.

:(       :(

I Am So F-in’ Sorry, My Peeps.

I’m Really Trying.

I Really REALLY AM!

But, Honestly, This Is So Damned Hard.

They’re So Engrained Into My Day.

They Have Been For Over 10 Years.

Sheesh.

I Don’t Like Being A “Closet” Smoker.

That’s All Gone, Now.

Can’t Keep It In The “Closet” If You Tell EVERYONE!

HA!

I Beat You, bradley alan!

Assbag!

Thought You Could Hide From Me Like That!

HA!

No No, You’ll Not Be Smoking Anymore On MY Watch.

BRADLEY ALAN Is Back In Control.

:)

Thank You To “ROCKY” For Showing Me It’s Alright To Fail At One Goal, If You’ve Achieved A Different One In The Process.

:D

Thank You To “ROCKY II” For Showing Me That Taking Another Shot Might Just Net Me A Goddamn Title!

:D       :D

I Am Now Going To Treat Myself  To “ROCKY III” Because I’ve Been Such A Good Boy, Tonight.

ROCKY III” Is “MY FAVORITE” Of The “ROCKY” Flicks.

Period.

Always Has Been.

Always Will Be.

ROCKY” Is Arguably “THE BEST”.

ROCKY II” Is “VASTLY UNDERRATED”.

ROCKY III” Is “MY FAVORITE”.

ROCKY IV” Is “THE BALLS”.

ROCKY V” Is “THE HEART”.

ROCKY BALBOA” Is “THE HEARTIER HEART”.

ROCKY III

Agree With Me?

Don’t?

Eh.

I’ll Live.

;)

Love Y’all… …Mean It.

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“You Don’t Know What Death Is.” –DR. SAM LOOMIS (Donald Pleasence in “HALLOWEEN II” (1981))

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HALLOWEEN II (1981)

Did You Enjoy “HIGH NOON”? Do You Enjoy SCI-FI? GREAT! Then You Will LOVE “OUTLAND”!!!

OUTLANDWas Released In 1981, And It Stars… … …SEAN CONNERY!!!
(TAGLINE: "ON JUPITER'S MOON HE'S THE ONLY LAW.")

HONESTLY, My Peeps…

…This Flick…

OUTLAND

…Is…

MY FAVE-FAVE SEAN CONNERY FLICK Of ALL-TIME!!!

.Period.

It Always Has Been.

And…

…It’s Very Likely To Always Be.

As My Headline States…

OUTLAND

…Really Is Like…

HIGH NOON

…Except It Takes Place…

…IN OUTER-SPACE!!!

O.M.G.

!!! !!! !!!

Exactly, My Peeps.

It’s WONDERFUL!

SEAN CONNERY

…Is…

MARSHAL O’NEIL

…The NEW Law In “Town”.

Only, The “Town” Is A CORPORATE-RUN-MINING-OPERATION On JUPITER’s MOON “IO”!!!

(I Can Tell You're Already Hooked Simply Based On The Possibilities!)

MARSHAL O’NEIL

…Takes Exception To Being Bossed-About By The Mining-Ops’ General Manager…

SHEPPARD

(Played Perfectly By PETER BOYLE)

…All The While He’s Trying To Figure-Out…

…WHY People Are Dying…

…And…

…WHY Are People Going Insane???

Soooo…

MARSHAL O’NEIL

…Enlists The Help Of…

DR. LAZARUS

(Played Equally Well By FRANCES STERNHAGEN)

…In His Investigations.

Come To Find-Out…

…Those Who Are Going Crazy And Offing Themselves AND Other Folks…

…Are ALL Taking A Powerful Drug That Does Make Them Work Harder And Faster…

…But It ALSO Eventually Causes Them To Go PSYCHO!

When…

MARSHAL O’NEIL

…Starts Puttin’ The Smack Down…

SHEPPARD

…Calls In The HIRED-GUNS To Stop The Marshal Before He Ruins Their Whole Operation!!!

And…

…Of Course…

…The People Of The “Town” Are All Too Cowardly To Step-In And Help The Marshal.

!!! !!!

It’s A HELLUVA FLICK, My Peeps!!!

And I DO Refer To It As A TOTALLY FORGOTTEN CLASSIC.

.Period.

Hell…

…Most Folks Don’t Even Know This One Exists.

BUT…

…That’s Why I’M Here!!!

Trust Me, Kiddies…

…If You Haven’t Seen…

OUTLAND

…And You’re Into The Plot-Line I’ve Just Lightly Laid Out…

…And You LOVE’YA Some…

SEAN CONNERY

(And Who Doesn't Love Themselves Some SEAN CONNERY!!!)

…Then It COULD BE The Proverbial Diamond-In-The-Rough For Ya.

Fo SHO Fo SHO, My Peeps!!!

Do You Trust Me???

GREAT!!!

I Simply KNEW YOU DID!!!

!!! !!! !!! !!! !!! !!! !!!

(Totally NOT) Random Movie Mention (Special Edition): “THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD” (1958)

I’ve Been A Fan Of The Sinbad Films All Of My Life…

…But…

THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD

…Has Been My Absolute FAVE-FAVE Of The Entire Sinbad Saga.

Released In 1958…

THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD

…Also Stars My Favorite Actor To Portray The Character Of Sinbad…

KERWIN MATHEWS

KERWIN MATHEWS

…Though Mr. Mathews Is NOT The Major Selling Point For The Film.

No, That Honor Belongs To The Special-Visual-Effects WIZARDRY Of…

RAY HARRYHAUSEN

!!!

He’s The Man Responsible For The Visuals Of Other Such Classics As…

MIGHTY JOE YOUNG” (1949)

THE BEAST FROM 20,000 FATHOMS” (1953)

JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS” (1963)

…And Of Course…

THE CLASH OF THE TITANS” (1981)

!!!

You Should Trust Me On This One, My Peeps, When I Say…

THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD

…Is So So SO MUCH FUN!

I Recommend It To ANYONE Who’s A Fan Of Classic Monster Movies…

…Or Is A Fan Of AMAZINGLY WONDERFUL Special-Effects.

It Was Re-Released On DVD A Couple Years Ago…

…And The Film Transfer Is Absolutely GORGEOUS!

And If You’re Still Unsure About It…

…Even TIME MAGAZINE Says…

“ONE OF THE BEST MONSTER PICTURES EVER MADE.”

That Ain’t No Jive, My Peeps.

It Really Is A Classic Of The Genera.

Like I Said…

…You Should Trust Me On This One.

I Just Finished Watching It Right This Minute.

I’m On Full-Time Uncle Duty, At Present.

So, I’m Constantly Having To Find Ways To TRY And Entertain My Nephew.

Sooo, I Showed Him This One.

I Think He Really Enjoyed It.

Score One For Uncle Brad!!!

;)     :D     :)

:P

“True. I Was Their Number-One Son, And They Treated Me Like Number-Two…”

“…But, Its Human-Nature To Fear The UnusualPerhaps, When I Held My Tiffany Baby-Rattle With A Shiny Flipper Instead Of Five Chubby-Digits… …They FreakedBut, I Forgive Them.”

OSWALD COBBLEPOT/”THE PENGUIN

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((Danny DeVito, “BATMAN RETURNS” (1992)))

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(NOT SO) Random (JAMES BOND BLU-RAY) Movie Mention: “A VIEW TO A KILL” (1985)

A View To A Kill (1985)

Yeah, That’s What’s On.

I Just Happen To Have This Classic JAMES BOND Caper On Ye Ole BLU-RAY, Now!

Exciting, Eh?!

:D

For The Longest Time, I Insisted To My Friends ((and anyone else whom might/might-not care)) That This BOND Adventure…

A VIEW TO A KILL

…Was MY ULTIMATE-FAVORITE BOND Flick.

Period.

And, For The Bulk Of My Youth, It Honestly Was.

While It May Not Be MY FAVORITE Any Longer, It Remains A True Joy For Me To Kick-Back And Watch.

A VIEW TO A KILL” And “OCTOPUSSY” Actually Started My Personal Love Affair AND Adventure With Ole -007- And His Amazingly Wonderful World.

I Sincerely Haven’t Looked Back, Since.

I’ve Been Hooked From The Onset.

I Do So So SO Love This Movie, And Think It To Be Very Very VERY Underrated.

Yeah, I’ll Grant That ROGER MOORE Was A Little “Long-In-The-Tooth” At Times During This One.

It Can’t Be Denied, So I Won’t Even Try To Do So.

But, Did It Honestly Bother Me???

Nope.

NOT. AT. ALL.

I’m A Huge ROGER MOORE Fanboy.

He Shall Always AND Forever Be MY FAVORITE BOND, And It’s Pure Bliss For Me To Watch Him Go On A Mission As The World’s Most Famous Spy.

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A VIEW TO A KILL” Co-Stars CHRISTOPHER WALKEN As Our Baddie, The F-in’ Brilliantly Insane “MAX ZORIN“, Whom Is Hell-Bent On Destroying Silicon Valley, California, With A Man-Made MEGA-DISASTER!

He Wants To Corner The World’s Microchip Market, You See.

Honestly, He’s The Icing On The Sweet Sweet Cake That Is A ROGER MOORE Bond-Fest.

And, If CHRISTOPHER WALKEN Is The Icing, Then GRACE JONES As The Evil Henchwoman “MAY-DAY” Is The Strawberry On-Top!

(((I hate raw cherries, so those don't come anywhere near my sweet sweet cakes with icing!)))

Just Sayin’.

;)

This Flick Is Truly PRICELESS.

It’s Over-The-Top At Times, But It’s Totally Worth It, My Peeps.

The Chase Scene Going From The Eiffel Tower, And Ending With A Crashed Wedding On A Barge, Is Simply Wonderful FUN.

And, That’s Exactly What The Whole Flick Is…

FUN!!!

Sometimes, That’s Really All I’m Lookin’ For.

I’m Very Happy To Have Now Added This BOND Caper To My Blu-ray Collection, And Now I’m Going To Get Back To Watching It.

I’ve Likely Seen It 412’ish Times…

…BUT It Has Yet To Get Old.

OH, And Don’t Forget About The Film’s Theme Song!

It’s Performed By Another Person Favorite…

DURAN DURAN

!!! !!! !!!

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It’s STILL My Absolute Favorite BOND Theme Song.

Period Period Period.

Y’all Should Give This BOND Flick Another Chance, My Peeps.

It Is Deserving Of At Least That Much.

Who Knows, Maybe You’ll Encounter A New Found Appreciation For It.

I Know I Did, And I Already Really Enjoyed It.

You Just Can’t Beat JAMES BOND On The BLU-RAY!!!

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Happy Movie Watching, Kiddies!!!

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