Tag Archives: John Cassavetes

“The Killing of a Chinese Bookie” (1976)

At the start of the film, “The Killing of a Chinese Bookie,” Cosmo Vittelli has just paid off the debt he owed a loan shark, Marty (Al Rubin). In exchange for paying off what he owed, Cosmo’ nightclub, The Crazy … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films”

“We must beat – Beat Street” Those words were spoken by Menahem Golan, when he was told that “Beat Street,” another break dance movie, would be released around the same time as Cannon Films “Breakin,” which premiered on May 3, … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

“Rosemary’s Baby”

This month, as a countdown to Halloween, blogs from Robbins Realm will feature reviews of either horror or supernatural films, or will spotlight individuals who have made an impact in these genres. This will mark the second annual October that … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments