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Nijinsky *** (1980, Alan Bates, George De La Pena, Leslie Browne) – Classic Movie Review 6027

Director Herbert Ross follows his hit 1977 dance movie The Turning Point with this sumptuously realised, passionately told, involvingly acted 1980 film version of the true-life gay love story of the tragic obsession of the choreographer […]

Sep, 15

Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold * (1986, Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, James Earl Jones, Henry Silva) – Classic Movie Review 5637

Director Gary Nelson’s  lacklustre, low-budget 1986 sequel to 1985’s King Solomon’s Mines brings Richard Chamberlain back as H Rider Haggard’s hero Allan Quatermain, this time off to Africa to find his vanished brother Robeson Quatermain (Martin […]

Jun, 19

The Aristocats ***½ (1970, voices of Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Maurice Chevalier, Sterling Holloway) – Classic Movie Review 5175

Producer-director Wolfgang Reitherman’s 1970 animated feature tells screen-writer Larry Clemmons’s story of an aristocratic cat and her three kittens, who are kidnapped and abandoned in the country by a mean butler who is afraid that they […]

Mar, 18

The Englishman who Went Up a Hill, But Came Down a Mountain *** (1995, Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald, Colm Meaney, Ian McNeice, Ian Hart)- Classic Movie Review 734

In Welsh writer-director Christopher Monger’s 1995’s romantic comedy, Hugh Grant has an awfully small adventure in a Welsh small town in 1917. He and Ian McNeice play English cartographers who arrive to measure the height […]

Jan, 23

The Fifth Element **** (1997, Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm, Chris Tucker, Luke Perry, Lee Evans, John Neville, Brion James, John Bluthal) – Classic Movie Review 270

And thus cult French director Luc Besson, working in an English studio and the then about-to-close London Royal Opera House in 1997, cheerfully and exuberantly embarked on Europe’s most expensive film. He’s armed with a lot […]

Oct, 05

The Godfather: Part II ***** (1974, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro) – Classic Movie Review 3

‘Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.’ Part II of The Godfather starts in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, in 1958, with the tormented Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) now head of the ‘family’, having inherited the […]

Jun, 24


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