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The Band Wagon ***** (1953, Fred Astaire, Jack Buchanan, Oscar Levant, Cyd Charisse, Nanette Fabray) – Classic Movie Review 3637

Fred Astaire, Jack Buchanan, Oscar Levant, Cyd Charisse and Nanette Fabray kick up a sensational storm in writers Betty Comden, Adolph Green and Alan Jay Lerner’s superlative MGM Technicolor backstage musical, directed in 1953 by […]

May, 01

Tension **** (1949, Richard Basehart, Audrey Totter, Cyd Charisse, Barry Sullivan, William Conrad) – Classic Movie Review 2391

Director John Berry’s 1949 film noir crime thriller stars Richard Basehart as timid, bespectacled Warren Quimby, a pharmaceutical expert who is night manager of the 24-hour Coast-to-Coast drugstore in Culver City. He elaborately plots to assume a […]

Apr, 14

Two Weeks in Another Town **** (1962, Kirk Douglas, Edward G. Robinson, Cyd Charisse, Claire Trevor, Daliah Lavi, George Hamilton, Rosanna Schiaffino) – Classic Movie Review 2362

Director Vincente Minnelli’s literate and intelligent 1962 follow-up to MGM’s The Bad and the Beautiful has the same movie-making background and the same star (Kirk Douglas), writer (Charles Schnee), producer (John Houseman) and director, as […]

Apr, 06

Singin’ in the Rain ***** (1952, Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O’Connor) – Classic Movie Review 6

Hooray for most everybody’s favourite, all-time great musical, with treasurable songs, a brilliantly witty sense of humour, a vibrant insider’s sense of the cinema and a clutch of remarkable, exuberant turns. Jean Hagen plays Lina […]

Jun, 27


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