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Sometimes a Great Notion [Never Give an Inch] ** (1970, Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Lee Remick, Michael Sarrazin, Richard Jaeckel) – Classic Movie Review 6096

Paul Newman’s 1970 movie is his second determined effort at direction, after Rachel, Rachel (1968), which starred his real-life wife Joanne Woodward. Henry Fonda stars as Henry Stamper, a family patriarch whose sons Hank (Paul Newman) […]

Oct, 15

Crimes and Misdemeanors **** (1989, Woody Allen, Alan Alda, Claire Bloom, Mia Farrow, Joanna Gleason, Anjelica Huston, Martin Landau) – Classic Movie Review 5465

Writer-director Woody Allen’s 1989 movie is his 17th film as writer-director and his 10th with Mia Farrow. It was nominated for three Academy Awards: Allen for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, and Martin Landau […]

May, 16

Gumshoe **** (1971, Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw, Frank Finlay, Janice Rule, Carolyn Seymour, Fulton Mackay) – Classic Movie Review 3328

Director Stephen Frears’s excellent 1971 British neo-noir retro-gangster yarn provides a heaven-sent acting opportunity for Albert Finney as Eddie Ginley, a music-hall comedian/ nightclub bingo caller who really wants to be Dashiell Hammett’s legendary fictional […]

Feb, 05

The Fortune Cookie [Meet Whiplash Willie] **** (1966, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ron Rich, Cliff Osmond, Judi West, Lurene Tuttle, Ned Glass, Sig Ruman) – Classic Movie Review 1986

Director Billy Wilder’s 1966 comedy gem is one of the marvellous teamings of the irreplaceable odd couple Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, finding them a pair of their best roles. Despite having a main part, […]

Dec, 21

The Ritz **** (1976, Jack Weston, Rita Moreno, Jerry Stiller, Treat Williams) – Classic Movie Review 1950

Director Richard Lester’s wacky, crazy, fast-moving 1976 gay farce started life in a New York City theatre as a Broadway show written by Terrence McNally, with the actors running round a gaudy split-level set representing […]

Dec, 13

A Streetcar Named Desire ***** (1951, Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden) – Classic Movie Review 974

Director Elia Kazan’s superbly realised 1951 movie version of Tennessee Williams’s greatest and most archetypal play is a memorable occasion, lit up by its incandescent performances. It won four Oscars, including Best Actress for Vivien […]

Mar, 23

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