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The List of Adrian Messenger *** (1963, George C Scott, Dana Wynter, Clive Brook, Gladys Cooper, Herbert Marshall) – Classic Movie Review 5901

Director John Huston’s lively 1963 movie tells a story about the attempts of former British intelligence officer Anthony Gethryn (George C Scott) to catch a killer who has bumped off group of 11 men on a list […]

Aug, 12

Trapeze *** (1956, Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado, Thomas Gomez) – Classic Movie Review 5709

‘It happens there in mid-air…in all its fire, flesh and fury!’ Other than the obvious attractions of the star cast and the displays of trapeze stunts, the best thing about the movie is that the […]

Jul, 04

Devil’s Island [Song of Hell] *** (1939, Boris Karloff, James Stephenson, Nedda Harrigan) – Classic Movie Review 5629

Director William Clemens’s searing, realistic and revelatory 1939 drama stars Boris Karloff who gives a splendidly full-blooded performance as Dr Charles Gaudet, a brain surgeon condemned to the dreaded French Devil’s Island penal colony for […]

Jun, 18

Three Men to Kill [Trois Hommes à Abattre] *** (1980, Alain Delon, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Michel Auclair, Pierre Dux) – Classic Movie Review 5554

Working with director Jacques Deray as producer and co-writer, Alain Delon finds himself a useful role in this fairly taut, well handled and exciting 1980 French low-life crime thriller. The 45-year-old Delon stars as Michel […]

Jun, 05

Me, Myself, I ** (1999, Rachel Griffiths, David Roberts, Sandy Winton) – Classic Movie Review 5313

Rachel Griffiths stars as an unhappy, lonely woman called Pamela Drury, whose life is plagued by regrets. A freak accident gives Pamela the chance to find out what life might have been like if she […]

Apr, 18

Ice Castles **** (1978, Robby Benson, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Colleen Dewhurst, Tom Skerritt) – Classic Movie Review 4990

Co-writer/ director Donald Wrye’s sweet 1978 drama stars Robby Benson as a boy who helps an aspiring Iowa Olympic ice figure-skating girl (Lynn-Holly Johnson) to overcome her handicap to pursue her dreams after she is blinded in […]

Feb, 15

Sully: Miracle on the Hudson **** (2016, Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney) – Movie Review

Director Clint Eastwood’s 2106 real-life rescue drama Sully is just great, a warm, emotional story, extremely well told. No one could have played Sully but Tom Hanks, who is perfect in the part. It is an ideal […]

Nov, 11


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