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Madame de… [The Earrings of Madame de…] ***** (1953, Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux, Vittorio De Sica) – Classic Movie Review 6035

Co-writer/ director Max Ophüls brings all his sharp wit and visual elegance to bear on this enchanting 1953 French romantic melodrama, based on a novel by Louise de Vilmorin, which revolves around various adulterous love affairs […]

Sep, 19

Anthony Adverse **** (1936, Fredric March, Olivia de Havilland, Gale Sondergaard, Edmund Gwenn, Claude Rains) – Classic Movie Review 5732

Director Mervyn LeRoy’s 1936 Warner Bros film of Hervey Allen’s novel about an early 19th-century hero’s adventures in America, France and Italy is rich, stirring and lavish. It won four Oscars, with three other nominations. […]

Jul, 08

Michael Clayton **** (2007, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Michael O’Keefe, Sydney Pollack, Ken Howard) – Classic Movie Review 5668

George Clooney stars as attorney Michael Clayton, a high-priced New York City law firm’s fixer, brought in to clean up after a one of the firm’s top litigators has apparent mental breakdown while representing a guilty chemical […]

Jun, 26

The Rocking Horse Winner ***½ (1949, John Mills, Valerie Hobson, John Howard Davies, Ronald Squire, Hugh Sinclair) – Classic Movie Review 5138

Writer-director Anthony Pelissier bases his quietly pleasant, well acted, nicely done 1949 parable tale on a D H Lawrence story about a young lad called Paul Grahame (John Howard Davies) who names winning horses as he […]

Mar, 11

John Wick: Chapter 2 **** (2017, Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane) – Movie Review

Italian villain Santino D’Antonio (Riccardo Scamarcio) is none too thrilled when retired ex-hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves) refuses his marker to repay his debt and to make a kill for him. Santino promptly blows up his house to […]

Feb, 17

It Happened at the World’s Fair *** (1963, Elvis Presley, Joan O’Brien, Gary Lockwood, Vicky Tiu, Yvonne Craig, Kurt Russell) – Classic Movie Review 2712

Elvis Presley starts his 10-year contract for the MGM studio with this 1963 movie, which sterilises and tames the erstwhile Fifties bad boy rock ‘n roller and aims him relentlessly at the bland family movie market. […]

Jul, 15

U Turn ** (1997, Sean Penn, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte) – Classic Movie Review 2083

Director Oliver Stone goes for overkill again with another gorefest in this 1997 pounding mix of his 1994 Natural Born Killers and film noir that gives your senses a hammering. Sean Penn stars as a […]

Jan, 17


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