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The Big Trail **** (1930, John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill, El Brendel, Tully Marshall, Tyrone Power Sr) – Classic Movie Review 5480

John Wayne’s mentor and friend John Ford recommended him to director Raoul Walsh to star in this eventful, huge-budget epic 1930 Western as Breck Coleman, the wise scout of the wagon train of pioneers edging […]

May, 19

Kiss Me Deadly **** (1955, Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart, Wesley Addy) – Classic Movie Review 2209

Producer-director Robert Aldrich’s 1955 film noir crime movie stars Ralph Meeker, who is on scalding form as Mickey Spillane’s private detective hero Mike Hammer. This first-rate Aldrich thriller is a hugely imaginative, ahead-of-its-time study in paranoia. […]

Feb, 23

Rebel Without a Cause ***** (1955, James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo) – Classic Movie Review 658

With his brooding, reticent-seeming, inarticulate persona, James Dean became an overnight screen legend as the personification of the restless American teenage youth of the mid-50s. After four bit parts in movies, he was spotted by […]

Jan, 09

Black Narcissus ***** (1947, Deborah Kerr, Jean Simmons, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Kathleen Byron, Sabu) – Classic Movie Review 602

Writer-producer-director Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s 1947 extraordinary film about five Anglo-Catholic nuns who have set up a school and infirmary in a ramshackle old building on the edge of a cliff in the faroff […]

Dec, 31


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