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Extreme Prejudice ** (1987, Nick Nolte, Powers Boothe, Michael Ironside) – Classic Movie Review 5460

Director Walter Hill’s disappointing 1987 movie kind of works as a basic action thriller but tells an extremely scrappy, violent and confused story. It reunites Hill with Powers Boothe after Southern Comfort (1981). Nick Nolte stars […]

May, 15

Rapid Fire **½ (1992, Brandon Lee, Powers Booth, Nick Mancuso) – Classic Movie Review 5459

Bruce Lee’s son Brandon Lee shows considerable charisma and acting talent in director Dwight H Little’s fair 1992 martial arts action thriller that turned him into a star just before his death on the set […]

May, 15

Altered States **** (1980, William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban) – Classic Movie Review 5450

Director Ken Russell’s engrossing 1980 horror thriller stars William Hurt as Eddie Jessup. a Harvard scientist who is obsessed with finding the truth about man’s existence and understanding his place in the universe. He decides […]

May, 14

Stardust *** (1974, David Essex, Adam Faith, Marty Wilde, Keith Moon, Edd Byrnes) – Classic Movie Review 5452

Director Michael Apted’s popular 1974 British drama is the sequel to 1973’s hit That’ll Be the Day and again stars David Essex as Jim MacLaine in returning writer Ray Connolly’s effective tale of the rise and […]

May, 14

One False Move **** (1991, Bill Paxton, Cynda Williams, Billy Bob Thornton, Jim Metzler, Michael Beach, Earl Billings) – Classic Movie Review 5365

Bill Paxton’s big break came with his lead role in director Carl Franklin’s critically acclaimed 1991 neo film noir about the hunt for a trio of gangsters holed up in an Arkansas small town after […]

Apr, 29

Port of New York *** (1949, Scott Brady, Richard Rober, K T Stevens, Yul Brynner) – Classic Movie Review 5266

Director Laslo Benedek’s 1949 film noir thriller stars a pre-bald Yul Brynner, who makes an auspicious first appearance as the big bad guy Paul Vicola in this story of dope dealing, deceit and death. Scott […]

Apr, 07

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


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