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Sunset **** (1988, Bruce Willis, James Garner, Malcolm McDowell) – Classic Movie Review 6538

Writer-director Blake Edwards teasingly says at the end of his fanciful 1988 comedy crime, mystery thriller movie: ‘And this is how it really happened. Give or take a lie or two.’ The story starts with the […]

Jan, 09

Abilene Town ** (1946, Randolph Scott, Ann Dvorak, Edgar Buchanan, Rhonda Fleming, Edgar Buchanan, Lloyd Bridges, Jack Lambert) – Classic Movie Review 6439

Director Edwin L Marin’s modest 1946 Western stars Randolph Scott as Dan Mitchell, the marshal trying to keep an uneasy peace between the murderous, grasping cattlemen and the peace-loving homesteaders in his Abilene, Kansas home […]

Dec, 20

Two Mules for Sister Sara **** (1970, Shirley MacLaine, Clint Eastwood) – Classic Movie Review 6170

Director Don Siegel’s minor but involving and entertaining 1970 comic Western is quirkily adapted by screen writer Albert Maltz from a story by Fifties cult director Budd Boetticher. It comes over as a slightly offbeat […]

Nov, 01

The Virginian *** (2000, Bill Pullman, Diane Lane, John Savage, Dennis Weaver, James Drury) – Classic Movie Review 4881

Co-producer/ star Bill Pullman directs himself as rancher hero The Virginian in this stalwart, well-acted fifth filming of the famous classic Owen Wister Western yarn, adapted as a 2000 TV movie by writer Larry Gross. […]

Jan, 12

The Virginian *** (1946, Joel McCrea, Brian Donlevy, Sonny Tufts, Barbara Britton) – Classic Movie Review 4880

Director Stuart Gilmore’s 1946 Paramount movie is the fourth filming of the famous Owen Wister Western yarn. It lacks some bite in this handling, and Joel McCrea as rancher hero The Virginian and Brian Donlevy […]

Jan, 11

The Virginian **** (1929, Gary Cooper, Walter Huston, Mary Brian, Richard Arlen, Helen Ware, Chester Conklin, E H Calvert, Eugene Palette) – Classic Movie Review 4879

An archetypal Western tale about a posse hanging a ranch foreman’s buddy is dusted off as Gary Cooper’s first sound film, which sent him to the top in Hollywood, there to stay for 30 years. […]

Jan, 11

Tickle Me **½ (1965, Elvis Presley, Julie Adams, Jocelyn Lane) – Classic Movie Review 4854

Director Norman Taurog’s 1965 Elvis Presley musical sees the King starring as Lonnie Beale, a singing rodeo rider cowboy working as a stable boy on owner Vera Radford (Julie Adams)’s girly Arizona health farm dude […]

Jan, 07


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