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Athena ** (1954, Edmund Purdom, Jane Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Louis Calhern, Evelyn Varden, Vic Damone, Steve Reeves) – Classic Movie Review 6122

Director Richard Thorpe’s 1954 MGM musical is pretty thin and insubstantial, but at least is quite lively and provides something different in the way of entertainment. English actor Edmund Purdom plays Adam Shaw, a nice […]

Oct, 21

The Killing of a Sacred Deer **** (2017, Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Alicia Silverstone) – Movie Review 

Co-writer/director Yorgos Lanthimos’s dark and sinister drama is his keenly anticipated follow-up to The Lobster (2015). It is very much in the same spirit, a largely impenetrable, impeccably crafted old-style art movie, catnip for film […]

Oct, 12

Up the Junction *** (1968, Suzy Kendall, Dennis Waterman, Adrienne Posta, Maureen Lipman, Michael Gothard, Liz Fraser, Hylda Baker, Alfie Bass) – Classic Movie Review 5897

Director Peter Collinson’s 1968 movie adaptation of Nell Dunn’s famous 1963 book and Ken Loach’s classic BBC TV adaptation of 1965 was popular but did not spark the kind of controversy or impact that they did. This Sixties […]

Aug, 11

War for the Planet of the Apes *** (2017, Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn) – Movie Review

Now a fully English speaking talking ape, chimp leader Caesar (Andy Serkis) and the apes he commands are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of rebel humans led by the viciously ruthless Colonel […]

Jul, 11

Hurricane * (1979, Jason Robards Jr, Mia Farrow, Trevor Howard Max von Sydow, Dayton Ka’Ne, Timothy Bottoms, James Keach) – Classic Movie Review 5742

This wet and windy 1979 update on John Ford’s 1937 adventure movie The Hurricane re-tells the story based on the novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall about a typhoon hitting a South Seas […]

Jul, 10

Hurry Sundown * (1967, Michael Caine, Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Diahann Carroll, Robert Hooks, Faye Dunaway, Burgess Meredith, George Kennedy, Rex Ingram) – Classic Movie Review 5724

Producer-director Otto Preminger’s well meaning but lurid and clichéd 1967 movie tells the tale of passion and racial discontent in a Georgia town just after the Second World War, as written by Thomas C Ryan and […]

Jul, 07

No Time for Love **** (1943, Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Ilka Chase) – Classic Movie Review 5706

Ideally matched delightful stars Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray re-team for another expert romantic comedy, in which upper-class socialite magazine photographic reporter Katherine Grant (Colbert) is working on an assignment about a Hudson River subway […]

Jul, 03

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