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Joe ** (1970, Peter Boyle, Susan Sarandon, Patrick McDermott, Dennis Patrick, Audrey Caire) – Classic Movie Review 6162

Peter Boyle gives a remarkable performance of repellent power as Joe Curran, in director John G Avildsen’s revolting, nasty-toned 1970 right-wing tract that was a huge hit against the apparent peace-and-love mood of the times […]

Oct, 30

Umberto D ***** (1952, Carlo Battisti, Maria-Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari, Ileana Simova, Elena Rea) – Classic Movie Review 6150

Co-writer/ director Vittorio De Sica’s classic 1952 humanist, neo-realist drama movie is commandingly shot on location in Rome by the Italian maestro in his prime, though also in the studio at Rome’s Cinecittà Studios. Based on […]

Oct, 28

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest [Luftslottet som sprängdes] *** (2009, Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre ) – Classic Movie Review 6099

The final part of the Swedish-language thriller trilogy based on Stieg Larsson’s novels about the disgraced financial campaigning journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Michael Nyqvist) and the troubled, tattooed young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) picks up immediately […]

Oct, 17

A Woman’s Secret *** (1949, Maureen O’Hara, Melvyn Douglas, Gloria Grahame, Victor Jory, Bill Williams) – Classic Movie Review 6076

Director Nicholas Ray’s intriguing and unusual 1949 film noir-style mystery melodrama, with hints of Mildred Pierce and All About Eve, is based on a novel called Mortgage on Life by Vicki Baum, the author of […]

Oct, 11

The Mouth Agape [La Gueule Ouverte] **** (1974, Monique Mélinand, Hubert Deschamps, Philippe Léotard, Nathalie Baye) – Classic Movie Review 6052

Monique Mélinand plays Monique, a 50-year-old woman who is about to die of throat cancer, in this intense and powerful if necessarily downbeat, depressing and disturbing 1974 drama from French master Maurice Pialat, working as […]

Sep, 30

Beauty and the Dogs [Aala Kaf Ifrit] [La Belle et la Meute] **** (2017, Mariam Al Ferjani, Ghanem Zrelli) – Movie Review 

Mariam Al Ferjani stars as young Tunisian woman Mariam who puts on a revealing dress her friend has brought for her, starts dancing and meets Youssef (Ghanem Zrelli) at a Tunis a student party and […]

Sep, 19

Where Danger Lives **** (1950, Robert Mitchum, Faith Domergue, Claude Rains, Maureen O’Sullivan) – Classic Movie Review 6014

Director John Farrow’s 1950 exciting RKO film noir crime thriller is probably the best film of producer Howard Hughes’s protégé Faith Domergue. Robert Mitchum is excellent as Dr Jeff Cameron, a dedicated young doctor, who […]

Sep, 12

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