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The Yearling **** (1946, Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Claude Jarman Jr, Chill Wills, Clem Bevans, Margaret Wycherly, Henry Travers, Forrest Tucker, Jeff York) – Classic Movie Review 3966

Director Clarence Brown’s vintage, huge five-hankie 1946 family weepie is based on Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’s classic 1938 novel. Claude Jarman Jnr was awarded a miniature special Oscar on Academy Awards night for his deeply affecting […]

Jul, 03

The Window **** (1949, Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy, Paul Stewart, Ruth Roman) – Classic Movie Review 3714

Director Ted Tetzlaff’s engrossing and impeccably handled 1949 film noir thriller stars Bobby Driscoll, as a mischievous lad called Tommy who is prone to crying wolf. One hot summer night, he tells his parents Mrs […]

May, 16

Maps to the Stars **** (2014, Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson) – Movie Review

The 71-year-old director David Cronenberg’s run of success continues with this typically dark and twisted satire and thriller, lifting off the lid of Hollywood. One of its stars, John Cusack, says that Hollywood is a […]

Sep, 26

Home Alone **** (1990, Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O’Hara, John Heard, John Candy) – Classic Movie Review 554

The 10-year-old Macaulay Culkin turns on the ingratiating charm as Kevin McCallister, a cute but cheeky, rowdy and rumbustious eight-year-old, in writer-producer John Hughes’s 1990 mega-moneymaker. It has a simple but very effective, crowd-pleasing idea at […]

Dec, 20

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? ***** (1962, Bette Davis, Joan Crawford) – Classic Movie Review 339

Joan Crawford: ‘You wouldn’t be able to do these awful things to me if I weren’t still in this [wheel]chair.’ Bette Davis: ‘Butcha ARE, Blanche, ya ARE !’ Finally together on screen, lifetime Hollywood arch-rivals […]

Jun, 18


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