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The Bad Lord Byron *** (1949, Dennis Price, Joan Greenwood, Linden Travers, Sonia Holm, Mai Zetterling) – Classic Movie Review 6123

Director David MacDonald’s entertaining 1949 historical biopic was originally scorned because it lacks a seriousness of purpose. But now it can be admired as an enjoyable piece of good fun, as well as for its […]

Oct, 21

A Severed Head ** (1970, Lee Remick, Richard Attenborough, Ian Holm, Claire Bloom, Jennie Linden, Clive Revill) – Classic Movie Review 5979

Director Dick Clement’s 1970 sex comedy is an intriguing might-have-been sort of movie. It has all the clever elements it needs to make it work, but strangely it misfires. Writer Frederic Raphael and the actors […]

Aug, 27

Mistress ** (1992, Robert Wuhl, Martin Landau, Danny Aiello, Robert De Niro, Eli Wallach) – Classic Movie Review 5787

Robert Wuhl stars as Marvin Landisman, a screenwriter-director whose old movie script is liked by a producer, Jack Roth (Martin Landau). But every potential financial backer (Danny Aiello, Robert De Niro and Eli Wallach) has a […]

Jul, 18

Crimes and Misdemeanors **** (1989, Woody Allen, Alan Alda, Claire Bloom, Mia Farrow, Joanna Gleason, Anjelica Huston, Martin Landau) – Classic Movie Review 5465

Writer-director Woody Allen’s 1989 movie is his 17th film as writer-director and his 10th with Mia Farrow. It was nominated for three Academy Awards: Allen for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, and Martin Landau […]

May, 16

Possessed **** (1931, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Wallace Ford) – Classic Movie Review 5254

Director Clarence Brown’s 1931 hit drama showcases MGM’s ideal new team of Joan Crawford and a clean-shaven Clark Gable. You can see from the poster that Crawford was the big deal, above the title, and […]

Apr, 04

The Captain’s Paradise *** (1953, Alec Guinness, Celia Johnson, Yvonne De Carlo) – Classic Movie Review 5018

Producer-director Anthony Kimmins’s welcome 1953 British comedy star Alec Guinness as Henry St James, the ferryboat captain happily chugging between Gibraltar and Tangiers, enjoying the bigamous luxury of different wives in both ports. This entertaining, […]

Feb, 10

Red-Headed Woman *** (1932, Jean Harlow, Chester Morris, Lewis Stone, Leila Hyams, Una Merkel) – Classic Movie Review 4944

MGM painted the town red when they dyed Harlow’s platinum blonde hair red for Jack Conway’s steamy 1932 movie with its amoral tale about a very busy, man-eating gold digger secretary who claws her way to […]

Jan, 26

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