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The Producers *** (2005, Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell, Gary Beach, Michael McKean, David Huddleston) – Classic Movie Review 4131

Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick re-create their Broadway stage roles in director Susan Stroman’s entertaining 2005 movie of the hit Broadway and London stage show of the old Mel Brooks film classic, The Producers (1968). Ideally […]

Aug, 05

McQ ** (1974, John Wayne, Eddie Albert, Diana Muldaur, Colleen Dewhurst, Clu Gulager, David Huddleston, Al Lettieri) – Classic Movie Review 3414

John Wayne stars as Detective Lieutenant Lon McQ, a Dirty Harry-style cop on the trail of the hood who killed his best friend and partner. This leads McQ to uncover corrupt elements in the police […]

Feb, 26

Rio Lobo *** (1970, John Wayne, Jorge Rivero, Jennifer O’Neill, Victor French, Christopher Mitchum, Mike Henry, Jim Davis, Bill Williams, David Huddleston) – Classic Movie Review 3171

‘Give ‘Em Hell, John.’ Director Howard Hawks’s appealing, easy-going late-entry 1970 Western stars John Wayne as Colonel Cord McNally, the ageing Union officer who teams up with former Confederates in pursuit of a bootlegger, the traitor […]

Dec, 19

WUSA **** (1970, Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Perkins, Laurence Harvey, Pat Hingle, Don Gordon, Robert Quarry, Clifton James, David Huddleston, Cloris Leachman) – Classic Movie Review 2958

Director Stuart Rosenberg’s ambitious 1970 drama is a painstaking, involving and intelligent political allegory, with meaty roles for Paul Newman, his wife Joanne Woodward and Anthony Perkins, who reward audiences with careful, winning performances. Newman […]

Oct, 05

Santa Claus: The Movie *** (1985, Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, David Huddleston, Burgess Meredith, Judy Cornwell, Jeffrey Kramer, Melvyn Hayes, Don Estelle) – Classic Movie Review 518

This genial and lavish seasonal fantasy comes from producer Alexander Salkind and writers David and Leslie Newman (all from the 1978 Superman movie). It was filmed at the 007 stage at Pinewood Studios, Buckinghamshire, England. […]

Dec, 14

The Big Lebowski ***** (1998, Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, David Huddleston, John Turturro, David Thewlis, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Sam Elliott, Ben Gazzara, Peter Stormare, Jon Polito) – Classic Movie Review 288

‘This is not Nam. This is bowling. There are rules.’ Super-charged with confidence in 1998 after the success of Fargo, the Coen Brothers score again and come up with another beloved cult classic crime comedy. […]

Oct, 13

Blazing Saddles ***** (1974, Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman, Madeline Kahn, Alex Karras, David Huddleston, John Hillerman, Dom DeLuise, Mel Brooks) – Classic Movie Review 215

Anything goes in Mel Brooks’s 1974 Western spoof comedy classic. The residents of the little Western town of Rock Ridge find themselves the pathetic victims of its corrupt political boss, the exceptionally rotten bad guy […]

Sep, 03

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