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American Assassin ** (2017, Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Taylor Kitsch, David Suchet, Charlotte Vega) – Movie Review

Dylan O’Brien stars as troubled 23-year-old Mitch Rapp, who is enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy (Sanaa Lathan) as a counter-terrorism operative recruit. She gets tough Cold War veteran Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton) to […]

Sep, 17

Mr Hobbs Takes a Vacation *** (1962, James Stewart, Maureen O’Hara, Fabian Forte, John Saxon, Marie Wilson, Reginald Gardiner, John McGiver, Lauri Peters) – Classic Movie Review 5961

Director Henry Koster’s 1962 comedy stars James Stewart as the harassed St Louis-based banker Mr Roger Hobbs the head of a nice all-American family, who takes off with his wife Peggy (Maureen O’Hara), kids and […]

Aug, 23

Land of Mine [Under sandet] **** (2015, Roland Møller, Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman) – Movie Review

Roland Møller stars as Danish Sergeant Carl Rasmussen who supervises a group of young German PoWs forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines in post-World War Two Denmark. Writer-director Martin Zandvliet’s important, beautiful and moving Oscar-nominated Best Foreign […]

Aug, 12

The Night of the Following Day *** (1969, Marlon Brando, Richard Boone, Rita Moreno, Pamela Franklin) – Classic Movie Review 5871

Co-writer/ director Hubert Cornfield’s intelligent, character-driven 1969 crime movie is brisk, complex and involving. Unfairly, it ignominiously went out as the lesser half of a double bill. Although it is an American film, it is shot in Technicolor in […]

Aug, 07

Dunkirk **** (1958, John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee) – Classic Movie Review 5691

The story of the evacuation from Dunkirk, the gallant rescue operation of the retreating British army on the French beaches in 1940, is authentically told by writers W P Lipscomb and David Divine, and director […]

Jul, 01

Baywatch * (2017, Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Kelly Rohrbach, Alexandra Daddario) – Movie Review

Dwayne Johnson stars as hard-man lifeguard Mitch Buchannon, who clashes with brash, conceited new beach boy recruit Matt Brody (Zac Efron). But then together they uncover a criminal plot by drugs villainess Victoria Leeds (Priyanka Chopra). Yes […]

May, 23

House Calls **** (1978, Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Art Carney, Richard Benjamin) – Classic Movie Review 5395

Director Howard Zieff’s 1978 screwball comedy stars Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson, who make an unlikely but delightful romantic comedy team, in this funny doctoring satire set against a hospital background. Matthau plays Charley, a […]

May, 05


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