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Nightmare Alley **** (1947, Tyrone Power, Coleen Gray, Joan Blondell, Taylor Holmes, Helen Walker) – Classic Movie Review 6128

Director Edmund Goulding’s haunting 1947 film noir thriller is based on the novel by William Lindsay Gresham. It stars Tyrone Power as Stanton Carlisle, who becomes a carnival barker and a cod mind-reader or mentalist in […]

Oct, 23

Perfect Friday *** (1970, Stanley Baker, Ursula Andress, David Warner, T P McKenna, Patience Collier) – Classic Movie Review 5855

Director Peter Hall’s amusing 1970 British bank-heist caper thriller is a bright straggler from the Sixties about bored and bent London West End assistant bank manager Mr Graham (Stanley Baker), and the rich titled married […]

Aug, 04

Sex, Lies, and Videotape **** (1989, James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher, Laura San Giacomo) – Classic Movie Review 2137

Writer/director Steven Soderbergh’s celebrated 1989 indie drama is his highly promising film debut that set him off on a brilliant career. It won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, making the then-26-year-old Soderbergh […]

Jan, 31

The Letter ***** (1940, Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall) – Classic Movie Review 1340

‘Even my agony was a kind of joy!’, yells the great Bette Davis, who sins, kills, lies, cheats and publicly humiliates her forgiving husband Herbert Marshall in director William Wyler’s powerhouse, overwhelmingly haunting 1940 film […]

Jun, 21


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