Another Bookstore Closing

Books 4 Less bookstore at the Upland Square shopping center has closed. It’s last day of operation was 7/27/14, My birthday oddly enough. I don’t know when the place opened, but i recall it being…

Kim Oh #5: REAL DANGEROUS FUN

Kim Oh #5: Real Dangerous Fun by K. W. Jeter (Editions Herodiade, 2014)   K. W. Jeter’s femme fatale is back again for another round in Kim Oh #5: Real Dangerous Fun. In a just…

Forgotten Film Festival

At Temple of Schlock I’ve got a guest review about the Forgotten Film Festival which I attended in Philadelphia. In October I plan on hitting the 24-Hour horror movie marathon and will be covering that…

The Assassin And The King (1968)

And another little obscurity from Italy, The Assassin And The King. Kerwin Matthews plays a government agent from the US who’s trying to protect a monarch from the middle east on tour in Europe. The US wants to work out an oil deal with him, but foreign agents have other ideas. Not a bad little film, just wish there was a better source print.

Spy Pit (1967)

Here’s a fun take on the usual Super Spy movie: have the hero be something other than the usual square-jawed Anglo. And it works. Roger Hanin Plays “Saint-Dominique” who travels all over the world trying…

Mr. Ten Percent (1968)

In Mr. Ten Percent, George Martin) (AKA Francisco Martínez Celeiro) stars as a rogue agent who steals from cooks, then returns the loot to the police for 10 percent of it’s original value. More of a…

Vienna Spy Hunt

Vienna Spy Hunt: a fun little German spy movie from 1965. Among the stars in this movie is Terrance Hill, who would go on to play the hero in the “Trinity” western movies.The plot: a…

DANCING BEAR by Oren Sanderson

Dancing Bear by Oren Sanderson (Amazon Digital Services, 2014)     Dancing Bear by Oren Sanderson is an espionage novel based of one of the experiences the author had while working security at the Israeli…