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From the Terrace **** (1960, Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Leon Ames, Ina Balin, Felix Aylmer) – Classic Movie Review 6095

Producer-director Mark Robson’s 1960 drama has the inestimable advantage of starring Paul Newman and his real-life wife Joanne Woodward, whom he married on 29 January 1958. This fascinating film of John O’Hara’s mammoth, steamy novel is slightly […]

Oct, 14

The Wheeler Dealers [Separate Beds] *** (1963, James Garner, Lee Remick, Phil Harris, Chill Wills, Jim Backus, Louis Nye, John Astin) – Classic Movie Review 5991

Even changing the title for the UK from The Wheeler Dealers to Separate Beds, there is nothing like a glossy Sixties comedy to remind British audiences that American films can seem as foreign as, say, […]

Aug, 29

No More Ladies *** (1935, Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery, Franchot Tone, Charles Ruggles) – Classic Movie Review 5955

Joan Crawford looks a million dollars in Adrian gowns as socialite Marcia Townsend who weds wandering star feller Sherry Warren (Robert Montgomery). But then she flirtatiously flutters around Jim Salston (Franchot Tone, Crawford’s real-life husband), […]

Aug, 22

Bells Are Ringing **** (1960, Judy Holliday, Dean Martin, Fred Clark, Eddie Foy Jr, Frank Gorshin, Jean Stapleton) – Classic Movie Review 5689

In her last film, the enchanting Oscar-winning actress Judy Holliday revives her great Broadway role (with nearly 1,000 performances) as Ella Peterson, a telephonist who interferes in her callers’ affairs and falls for the playwright […]

Jul, 01

Jeffrey *** (1995, Steven Weber, Michael T Weiss, Patrick Stewart) – Classic Movie Review 5687

Director Christopher Ashley’s poignant and funny 1995 gay romantic comedy stars Steven Weber as Jeffrey and Michael T Weiss as Steve, and is based on Paul Rudnick’s play about the life and times of Richard […]

Jun, 30

Two for the Seesaw *** (1962, Robert Mitchum, Shirley MacLaine) – Classic Movie Review 5678

‘All my life I never yet been able to beat up one lousy man.’ – Gittel ‘Mosca’. Sharing good chemistry, Robert Mitchum and Shirley MacLaine shine in co-producer/ director Robert Wise’s enjoyable, though quite flimsy […]

Jun, 28

One Night Stand *** (1997, Wesley Snipes, Nastassja Kinski, Robert Downey Jr, Kyle MacLachlan) – Classic Movie Review 5434

Unfaithfully married LA ad director Max (Wesley Snipes) tries to sort out the mess of his life after he has a sexy one night stand with Karen (Nastassja Kinski) in director Mike Figgis’s well-acted and […]

May, 11


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