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Arise, My Love **** (1940, Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland, Walter Abel, Dennis O’Keefe, George Zucco) – Classic Movie Review 5177

Claudette Colbert and Ray Milland are delightful as a vivacious American reporter in Europe and the dashing aviator she helps out of tight scrapes at the end of the Spanish Civil War and the start of […]

Mar, 19

Christopher Strong *** (1933, Katharine Hepburn, Colin Clive, Billie Burke) – Classic Movie Review 3418

Katharine Hepburn does well in director Dorothy Arzner’s 1933 romantic drama as strong-willed but dashing aviatrix Lady Cynthia Darrington who falls for English member of Parliament Sir Christopher Strong (Colin Clive), threatening his happy marriage to wife Lady Strong (Billie […]

Feb, 27

The Aviator *** (2004, Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, Alan Alda, Alec Baldwin) – Classic Movie Review 592

Director Martin Scorsese’s patchy, rambling and overlong 2004 biopic of legendary film director and plane and movie mogul Howard Hughes is sometimes  hard work, and nothing new emerges. But it re-tells a story most people won’t know […]

Dec, 30

It Happened One Night ***** (1934, Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert) – Classic Film Review 86

Director Frank Capra’s deliciously playful romantic comedy took all the big prizes at the 1935 Academy Awards. It made history as the only film to scoop all five main Oscars (best picture, actor, actress, screenplay, […]

Jul, 24


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