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Femme Fatale * (1991, Colin Firth, Lisa Zane, Billy Zane, Scott Wilson) – Classic Movie Review 6074

Director André R Guttfreund’s weird 1991 drama stars Colin Firth as worried artist / nature park ranger Joseph Prince, whose beautiful bride Cynthia (played by Lisa Zane) disappears on the honeymoon. So he sets out […]

Oct, 10

Van Gogh *** (1991, Jacques Dutronc, Alexandra London, Gérard Séty, Bernard Le Coq, Corinne Bourdon, Elsa Zylberstein) – Classic Movie Review 6054

A complex, deeply humane portrayal by Alexandra Dutronc brings the troubled painter Vincent Van Gogh to life in writer-director Maurice Pialat’s meticulous and supremely detailed 1992 French historical biopic that places the end of the […]

Oct, 03

Maudie **** (2016, Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchett) – Movie Review

Sally Hawkins is on Oscar form as down-trodden, ultra-arthritic Nova Scotia woman Maudie, who leaves her oppressively bossy Aunt Ida (Gabrielle Rose) and begs to work as a housekeeper for the desperately dour and lonely fisherman Everett […]

Aug, 09

David Lynch: The Art Life **** (2016, David Lynch) – Movie Review

Director Jon Nguyen’s 2016 biographical documentary is fascinating, informative, entertaining and richly enjoyable. It throws much light on David Lynch’s art, which is remarkable and much less well known than his films. Lynch proves as […]

Jul, 11

Crucible of Terror ** (1971, Mike Raven, James Bolam, Mary Maude, Ronald Lacey, Melissa Stribling) – Classic Movie Review 5601

The old House of Wax (1953) plot is revamped for co-writer/ director Ted Hooker’s fairly stirring 1971 British horror film starring former BBC radio disc jockey Mike Raven as a mad artist/ sculptor, who kills his […]

Jun, 13

Inspiration ** (1931, Greta Garbo, Robert Montgomery, Lewis Stone) – Classic Movie Review 5322

Producer-director Clarence Brown’s rarely shown 1931 MGM movie is a plush but uninspired romantic vehicle for the great Greta Garbo. She stars as Yvonne Valbret, a Parisian bohemian artists’ model who has to say goodbye […]

Apr, 19

Committed ** (2000, Heather Graham, Casey Affleck, Luke Wilson, Goran Visnjic) – Classic Movie Review 5048

Writer-director Lisa Krueger’s weird 2000 road movie comedy drama is a bumpy ride, with a shaky star turn by always likeable Heather Graham. But she has an incredibly good cast to bail her out slightly. […]

Feb, 22


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