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Crossplot ** (1969, Roger Moore, Martha Hyer, Alexis Kanner, Claudie Lange, Francis Matthews, Bernard Lee) – Classic Movie Review 6016

Director Alvin Rakoff’s moderate and routine 1969 British movie is a traditional, mechanical spy thriller starring Roger Moore as Gary Fenn, a successful London ad executive who hires a young Hungarian woman to pose for modelling […]

Sep, 12

In the Line of Fire **** (1993, Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott, Gary Cole, John Mahoney) – Classic Movie Review 5794

Director Wolfgang Petersen’s classy 1993 thriller finds an ideal role for Clint Eastwood as Secret Service Agent Frank Horrigan, an FBI man who failed to put his body in the line of fire to save […]

Jul, 21

The Tall Target ***½ (1951, Dick Powell, Adolphe Menjou, Paula Raymond, Marshall Thompson, Ruby Dee, Richard Rober, Will Geer) – Classic Movie Review 5696

Director Anthony Mann’s pacy, sharp, suspenseful, tension-packed 1951 train thriller is set in 1861 on a New York to Washington DC train via Baltimore. The movie stands out from the crowd in that the Tall […]

Jul, 02

Up Pompeii *** (1971, Frankie Howerd, Julie Ege, Michael Hordern, Barbara Murray, Patrick Cargill) – Classic Movie Review 1210

Frankie Howerd’s hilarious and smutty TV sitcom series of Pompeiian scandals is opened out for director Bob Kellett’s jolly 1971 big-screen version featuring an excellent entirely new support cast. A funny thing happened on the way to […]

May, 13


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