OLD COWBOYS NEVER DIE …

        For Hicksflicks.com, May 9, 2014 For some reason, around Memorial Day each year two genres of old movies crop up in new sets or re-released...

CAGNEY, JOHNNY & A GOODBYE KISS

For Hicksflicks.com, May 2, 2014 Newspaper movies were churned out with some regularity back in the 1930s and '40s. All the big stars seemed to take a turn at bringing down big-city...

BEN-HUR

               For Hicksflicks.com, May 2, 2014 "Ben-Hur" (1959), winner of 11 Oscars, including best picture,...

BEHOLD A PALE HORSE

            For Hicksflicks.com, May 2, 2014 Fans of "Behold a Pale Horse" (1964, b/w) have complained for years about the...

PETER PARKER PICKED A PECK ...

           For Hicksflicks.com, May 2, 2014 Last weekend the Cameron Diaz comedy "The Other Woman" (PG-13) displaced "Captain America:...

“IS THERE NO DECENCY … ?”

                For Hicksflicks.com, May 2, 2014 The headline here is part of a memorable line spoken by Bob...

FRANCIS THE TALKING MULE

                For Hicksflicks.com, April 25, 2014 When I was a kid, movies starring Francis the talking...

THE KING OF KINGS

                  For Hicksflicks.com, April 25, 2014 Cecil B. DeMille directed the silent epic ...

BOB HOPE CLASSIC COMEDY

                For Hicksflicks.com, April 25, 2014 If you remember Bob Hope only for his TV specials or the...

SEX, ACTION, HORROR ... THE USUAL

For Hicksflicks.com, April 25, 2014 Cameron Diaz stars in a sex comedy, the late Paul Walker stars in a remake of a French action film and horror, wartime drama and a documentary...

THE SOUND OF MONEY

         For Hicksflicks.com, April 25, 2014 When is a box set priced at $199.99 sold for $74? Well, not for very long. Next Tuesday (April...

MR. MAGOO

               For Hicksflicks.com, April 18, 2014 Animation fans have long considered the Mr. Magoo cartoons —...

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

                 For Hicksflicks.com, April 18, 2014 You may be planning to watch "The Ten...

THE JACK LEMMON SHOWCASE

     For Hicksflicks.com, April 18, 2014 Five years ago a surprise release from Sony was the $45 DVD set "The Jack Lemmon Collection," comprised of five...

TRANSCENDING, OR SOMETHING

For Hicksflicks.com, April 18, 2014 New movies this week range from the literally transcendent to something for Earth Day to a musical about dancing to a raunchy comedy to a couple...

'BEARS' UNIQUE AMONG NEW MOVIES

                 For Hicksflicks.com, April 18, 2014 One of the new films in release that you can read...

‘5 FINGERS’

         For Hicksflicks.com, April 11, 2014 James Mason is probably best remembered in support of Cary Grant in Hitchcock's "North By...

‘THE GUNS OF NAVARONE’

             For Hicksflicks.com, April 11, 2014 One of those grand star-studded adventure epics from the 1960s, "The Guns...

‘THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY’

                    For Hicksflicks.com, April 11, 2014 My only real complaint about Ben...

SPORTS, ACTION, HORROR, CARTOON

For Hicksflicks.com, April 11, 2014 No one will be surprised if "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" holds onto the No. 1 spot at the box office for a second weekend, but a few...