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The Liquidator ** (1965, Rod Taylor, Trevor Howard, Jill St John) – Classic Movie Review 5899

Director Jack Cardiff’s 1965 British spy action adventure stars Rod Taylor as American expatriate Boysie Oakes, a more cowardly relation of 007 recruited after the war of World War Two by a stiff-upper-lipped British intelligence […]

Aug, 11

The Crimes of Stephen Hawke ** (1936, Tod Slaughter, Marjorie Taylor, D J Williams ) – Classic Movie Review 5881

Producer-director George King’s 1936 British murder thriller melodrama stars Tod Slaughter, who barnstorms back into action as Stephen Hawke, a kind-seeming Regency moneylender revealed as The Spine Breaker, the murderer who has rampaged through London. […]

Aug, 08

The Return of Dr Fu Manchu *** (1930, Warner Oland, O P Heggie, Jean Arthur, Neil Hamilton) – Classic Movie Review 5819

Director Rowland V Lee’s creaky but creepy 1930 Paramount horror thriller brings back Warner Oland, who is fun re-creating his role as Sax Rohmer’s evil criminal mastermind Dr Fu Manchu from the 1929 film The […]

Jul, 28

London **** (1994, voice of Paul Scofield) – Classic Movie Review 5762

Writer-director and cameraman Patrick Keiller’s personal and politicial 1994 feature-length debut is a witty and penetrating British documentary, a travelogue cum essay film mounting a virulent attack on the state of early to mid-Nineties London. […]

Jul, 15

Abbott and Costello Meet Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde * (1953, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff, Reginald Denny, Craig Stevens, Helen Westcott) – Classic Movie Review 5590

Director Charles Lamont’s silly 1953 Universal monsters comedy chiller puts Boris Karloff back together with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello after their success with Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff in 1949. Reginald Denny also […]

Jun, 12

Tube Tales **½ (1999, Jason Flemyng, Kelly Macdonald, Denise Van Outen, Tom Bell, Hans Matheson, Carmen Ejogo, Dexter Fletcher, Jim Carter, Sean Pertwee, Liz Smith, Ray Winstone, Rachel Weisz) – Classic Movie Review 4732

Nine short films set on the London Underground directed by and starring the hottest in British talent of 1999. Sounds good, doesn’t it? In Mr Cool, Jason Flemyng desperately tries to impress his dream woman, […]

Dec, 02

Bride & Prejudice **** (2004, Aishwarya Rai, Martin Henderson, Nadira Babbar, Anupam Kher, Naveen Andrews) – Classic Movie Review 4217

Hooray for Bollywood! Bend It Like Beckham and Angus, Thongs director Gurinder Chadha turns her sweet and sassy eye on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice for a glorious 2004 Bollywood take on the tale. As the proud Indian […]

Aug, 22


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