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Cisco Pike **** (1972, Kris Kristofferson, Karen Black, Gene Hackman) – Classic Movie Review 6021

Co-writer/ director Bill W L Norton’s excellent, hard-hitting 1971 thriller stars Gene Hackman as crooked LAPD narcotics agent Sergeant Leo Holland, who blackmails has-been rock star Cisco Pike (Kris Kristofferson) into dealing $10,000 worth of […]

Sep, 13

Death Wish 4: The Crackdown ½ (1987, Charles Bronson, Kay Lenz, John P Ryan, Perry Lopez, Soon-Tek Oh) – Classic Movie Review 5051

Director J Lee Thompson’s tawdry and disreputable 1987 action thriller is the third sequel to Death Wish (1974). It once again stars Charles Bronson, at the age of 66 still playing wrinkled part-time vigilante, architect Paul […]

Feb, 23

The Man with the Golden Arm **** (1958, Frank Sinatra, Eleanor Parker, Kim Novak, Arnold Stang, Darren McGavin, Robert Strauss, Doro Merande) – Classic Movie Review 4722

Producer-director Otto Preminger’s then controversial 1958 noirish drama stars Frank Sinatra, who was Oscar-nominated Sinatra for his forceful and persuasive performance as drug addict Frankie Machine, the weak-willed Chicago card dealing gambler who tries to […]

Nov, 29

Blood Father ** (2016, Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, Dale Dickey, William H Macy, Miguel Sandoval, Richard Cabral) – Movie Review

Mel Gibson hits the Liam Neeson ‘protect a daughter’ Taken trail as ex-con Link, who reunites with his estranged wayward 17-year old daughter Lydia (Erin Moriarty) to protect her from Jonah (Diego Luna) and his drug […]

Oct, 20

Home to Danger ** (1951, Rona Anderson, Guy Rolfe, Stanley Baker, Francis Lister, Alan Wheatley) – Classic Movie Review 4081

Director Terence Fisher’s 1951 British thriller is cheap, cheerful and short at only 66 minutes, with a plot about an unknown killer after a young woman called Barbara Cummings (Rona Anderson) who, under a new […]

Aug, 13

Shrink ***½ (2009, Kevin Spacey, Robin Williams, Saffron Burrows, Jack Huston, Dallas Roberts, Pell James, Robert Loggia, Jesse Plemons) – Classic Movie Review 3840

A fired-up Kevin Spacey relishes a perfect part as Dr Henry Carter, a high-profile Los Angeles celebrity psychiatrist, who, battling to cope with his wife’s suicide, is falling apart. In his despair, he turns to […]

Jun, 11

Bad Neighbours 2 ** (2016, Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Chloë Grace Moretz, Dave Franco, Ike Barinholtz, Carla Gallo, Selena Gomez, Lisa Kudrow) – Movie Review

The Bad Neighbours sequel has lots of raunchy, rude, raucous laughs, and that’s great if you are in the mood, though it has perhaps fewer big laughs than the first movie. Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne again […]

May, 05


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