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Gold Diggers of 1937 **** (1936, Dick Powell, Joan Blondell, Victor Moore, Glenda Farrell, Osgood Perkins) – Classic Movie Review 5894

Keeping to the established formula, obviously there are more people putting on a show – this time insurance salesmen – in the fourth Gold Diggers film, with Busby Berkeley this time credited only as the […]

Aug, 10

The Woman in White **** (1948, Eleanor Parker, Sydney Greenstreet, Gig Young, Alexis Smith, Agnes Moorehead) – Classic Movie Review 2175

Director Peter Godfrey’s 1948 film version of Wilkie Collins’ s famous classic Gothic novel is a rich and thoroughly enjoyable entertainment. At its centre, Sydney Greenstreet gives an enormously compelling, masterly villainous tour-de-force performance as the evil Count […]

Feb, 13

Hannah and her Sisters ***** (1986, Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine, Woody Allen) – Classic Movie Review 1796

Writer-director Woody Allen’s triple-Oscar-winning 1986 crowd-pleaser is one of his best and most enduring movies. Some even say it’s his finest work. Allen’s then partner Mia Farrow stars as famous actress Hannah, who is beautiful, intelligent […]

Nov, 02

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

Bandits **** (2001, Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett) – Classic Movie Review 1549

Director Barry Levinson’s 2001 thriller is one of his best if now undeservedly least known movies. Bruce Willis and Billy Bob Thornton star as charismatic crooks who break out of jail and embark on a […]

Aug, 15

A Day at the Races **** (1937, Marx Brothers) – Classic Movie Review 1404

Director Sam Wood’s 1937 Marx Brothers comedy gem stars Groucho Marx as horse doctor Hugo Z Hackenbush who is romancing (as always) the redoubtable Margaret Dumont, this time playing rich sanatorium patient Emily Upjohn. Harpo […]

Jul, 08

Carry On Matron *** (1972, Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Hattie Jacques, Joan Sims, Charles Hawtrey) – Classic Movie Review 1212

‘ Matron, the screens!’ Director Gerald Thomas’s 1972 film is the 23rd in the series and the fourth Carry On with a hospital background. Most of the regular team is assembled in an amusing episode, back […]

May, 14


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