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Boccaccio 70 *** (1962, Sophia Loren, Romy Schneider, Anita Ekberg, Romolo Valli, Tomas Milian, Paola Stoppa) – Classic Movie Review 5719

In the glorious heyday of Italian cinema, the three Italian big guns – Vittorio De Sica, Luchino Visconti and Federico Fellini – are assembled in 1962 to direct these interesting and enjoyable, typically quirky Sixties-style […]

Jul, 06

Texas Lady ** (1955, Claudette Colbert, Barry Sullivan, Ray Collins, Gregory Walcott, James Bell, Horace McMahon) – Classic Movie Review 5478

‘WOMANLY WILES WERE HER WEAPONS!’ Director Tim Whelan’s 1955 Western has a surprise star in Claudette Colbert, who plays Prudence Webb, a determined woman who gambles with riverboat gambler Chris Mooney (Barry Sullivan) to pay […]

May, 19

Seven Chances **** (1925, Buster Keaton, Ruth Dwyer, T Roy Barnes, Snitz Edwards) – Classic Movie Review 4532

Producer/ director/ star Buster Keaton’s clever and hilarious, classic silent comedy showcases a stressed-out Buster as nearly bankrupt financial broker Jimmie Shannon, who has to find himself a spouse within a few hours to receive […]

Oct, 25

In Love and War *** (1958, Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, Bradford Dillman, Hope Lange, Sheree North, France Nuyen, Dana Wynter) – Classic Movie Review 3394

Director Philip Dunne’s 1958 movie movie is the third pairing of Fifties heartthrobs Jeffrey Hunter and Robert Wagner, following A Kiss Before Dying (1956) and The True Story of Jesse James (1957). Based on Anton Myrer’s […]

Feb, 21

Send Me No Flowers *** (1964, Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall) – Classic Movie Review 1719

Director Norman Jewison’s perky and profitable 1964 comedy pairs Rock Hudson and Doris Day for the third and last time in their way too-short series of hit romantic comedy movies. Hudson plays a hypochondriac called […]

Sep, 29

Criminal *** (2000, John C. Reilly, Diego Luna, Maggie Gyllenhaal) – Classic Movie Review 1577

Despite the decent, quirky acting of the good cast, co-writer/co-producer/director Gregory Jacobs’s 2004 movie is a slightly disappointing if adequately twisty and entertaining American remake version of the much better 2000 Argentinian crime caper thriller […]

Aug, 22

Boys and Girls ** (2000, Freddie Prinze Jr, Claire Forlani, Jason Biggs) – Classic Movie Review 1499

Director Robert Iscove and star Freddie Prinze Jr re-unite in 2000 after She’s All That (1999), but with slightly less entertaining results. Shy bookworm Ryan (Prinze Jr) and the outgoing, free-spirited Jennifer (Claire Forlani) couldn’t […]

Jul, 31


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