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The Range Feud ** (1931, Buck Jones, John Wayne, Susan Fleming) – Classic Movie Review 5483

Director D Ross Lederman’s 1931 Buck Jones Western may be just a cheap, assembly-line movie but it is briskly handled and entertaining. Disaster strikes when the new sheriff in town, Buck Gordon (Buck Jones), has no […]

May, 19

The Big Combo **** (1955, Cornel Wilde, Richard Conte, Brian Donlevy, Jean Wallace) – Classic Movie Review 2569

Director Joseph H Lewis’s classic 1955 B-movie film noir thriller is ultra-tough for its day. It pushed a few boundaries and got it into censorship problems with its sado-masochistic slant on what amounts to a […]

Jun, 07

Compulsion **** (1959, Dean Stockwell, Bradford Dillman, Orson Welles, E G Marshall) – Classic Movie Review 1674

Director Richard Fleischer’s compulsive 1959 real-life thriller provides an engrossing and distinguished version of the deeply disturbing 1924 Chicago Leopold and Loeb murder case, which already been explored by Alfred Hitchcock in Rope and was to be […]

Sep, 14

Before and After *** (Liam Neeson, Meryl Streep, Edward Furlong) – Classic Movie Review 1468

Director Barbet Schroeder’s 1996 fast-paced dramatic thriller stars Liam Neeson as a well-respected American father who fights with his wife (Meryl Streep) and daughter (Julia Weldon) when their teenage son, New England boy Jacob (Edward Furlong), […]

Jul, 25

Enemy of the State **** (1998, Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Lisa Bonet, Regina King, Tom Sizemore, Gabriel Byrne, Ian Hart, Jake Busey, Scott Caan, Jason Lee) – Classic Movie Review 751

Will Smith and Gene Hackman are ideally cast and give outstanding star performances in director Tony Scott’s 1998 pounding, edge-of-seat conspiracy thriller that really is the business. Smith stars as lawyer Robert Dean, who finds he’s in […]

Jan, 26

Touch of Evil ***** (1958, Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh) – Classic Movie Review 144

‘He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people?’ Orson Welles’s dark, dangerous and dastardly thriller is set in a seedy town on the Mexican border. Charlton Heston […]

Aug, 10


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