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The Keys of the Kingdom *** (1944, Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, James Gleason, Edmund Gwenn, Roddy McDowall) – Classic Movie Review 6125

Gregory Peck is excellent in one of his five Best Actor Oscar nominated performances in director John M Stahl’s 1944 drama. It was nominated for four Oscars, but there were no wins. Running at 137 […]

Oct, 21

Another Year **** (2010, Lesley Manville, Jim Broadbent, Ruth Sheen) – Classic Movie Review 6102

Another year, another brilliant film from writer-director Mike Leigh. It showcases a heartrending performance from Lesley Manville as Mary, a sad, lonely and unstable middle-aged woman, frozen out of friendship by an apparently caring, but […]

Oct, 17

Young Man with a Horn [Young Man of Music] **** (1950, Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael, Juano Hernandez) – Classic Movie Review 6081

Director Michael Curtiz’s 1950 biographical music drama stars Kirk Douglas as American jazz cornetist Rick Martin. Warner Bros’ fictionalised biopic is based on the life of all-time jazz great Bix Beiderbecke (March 10, 1903 – August […]

Oct, 11

Masculin Féminin **** (1966, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Chantal Goya, Marlène Jobert) – Classic Movie Review 6063

The 1965 Masculin Féminin is one of the Sixties masterworks of French New Wave icon Jean-Luc Godard, who employs his once-friend François Truffaut’s star Jean-Pierre Léaud as his hero Paul. Paul is a member of […]

Oct, 08

Wonderstruck **** (2017, Oakes Fegley, Julianne Moore, Millicent Simmonds, Michelle Williams) – Movie Review

Director Todd Haynes’s beautiful, magical and enchanting 2017 family mystery drama is a glorious art work as well as a lovely entertainment. In the Seventies, a boy called Ben (Oakes Fegley) is left deaf after […]

Oct, 06

A Severed Head ** (1970, Lee Remick, Richard Attenborough, Ian Holm, Claire Bloom, Jennie Linden, Clive Revill) – Classic Movie Review 5979

Director Dick Clement’s 1970 sex comedy is an intriguing might-have-been sort of movie. It has all the clever elements it needs to make it work, but strangely it misfires. Writer Frederic Raphael and the actors […]

Aug, 27

A Separate Peace *** (1972, John Heyl, Parker Stevenson, William Roerick) – Classic Movie Review 5972

Director Larry Pearce’s 1972 coming-of-age drama films the best-selling novel by John Knowles that tells the delicate, touching, trail-blazing tale of the special friendship of two schoolboy roomies (John Heyl as Finny, Parker Stevenson as […]

Aug, 26


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