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Blow-Up ***** (1966, David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles) – Classic Movie Review 2836

Esteemed Italian writer-director Michelangelo Antonioni came to London in 1966 to make this multi-layered puzzle thriller. It turned out to be one of the highpoints of the Swinging Sixties, and has survived very well both […]

Aug, 21

Camelot ***½ (1967, Richard Harris, Vanessa Redgrave, Franco Nero, David Hemmings) – Classic Movie Review 2180

South Pacific and Paint Your Wagon director Joshua Logan turns the pleasantly tuneful and rather splendid Frederick Loewe (music) and Alan Jay Lerner (lyrics) musical about life and loves at the court of King Arthur […]

Feb, 17

Last Orders ***½ (2001, Michael Caine, Ray Winstone, Helen Mirren, Bob Hoskins, David Hemmings, Tom Courtenay) – Classic Movie Review 1363

Writer-director Fred Schepisi bases his touching 2001 film on the acclaimed novel by Graham Swift. Ray, Lenny, Vic and Vince, four long-time old drinking pals travel to Margate to cast the ashes of their buddy, London […]

Jun, 27

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen *** (2003, Sean Connery, Stuart Townsend, Peta Wilson, Shane West, Jason Flemyng) – Classic Movie Review 1082

Sean Connery stars as adventurer Allan Quatermain in director Stephen Norrington’s lively 2003 fantasy comic book adventure, in which seven famous characters from Victorian fiction combine to stop a maniac known as The Fantom from starting […]

Apr, 12

Mean Machine ***½ (2001, Vinnie Jones, David Kelly, David Hemmings) – Classic Movie Review 968

Vinnie Jones puts the muscle into director Barry Skolnick’s feisty 2001 reworking of the old Burt Reynolds film The Mean Machine (aka The Longest Yard) about an epic footie match between prison warders and cons. Jones […]

Mar, 22

Gladiator ***** (2000, Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, Connie Nielsen) – Classic Movie Review 166

Best-actor Academy Award winner Russell Crowe powers this brilliant five-Oscar-winning Roman epic, a real man’s man movie. Ridley Scott’s astounding gladiator movie won the 2001 Best Picture award at the Oscars. A glorious throwback to […]

Aug, 16


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