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Van Gogh *** (1991, Jacques Dutronc, Alexandra London, Gérard Séty, Bernard Le Coq, Corinne Bourdon, Elsa Zylberstein) – Classic Movie Review 6054

A complex, deeply humane portrayal by Alexandra Dutronc brings the troubled painter Vincent Van Gogh to life in writer-director Maurice Pialat’s meticulous and supremely detailed 1992 French historical biopic that places the end of the […]

Oct, 03

The Sentinel * (1977, Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon) – Classic Movie Review 6033

Co-writer/ director Michael Winner’s thoroughly distasteful 1976 horror film is a bit of a ferocious farrago, a muddled mixture and a horror hodgepodge. Obviously, as it is Michael Winner, we are not expecting any subtlety. It is based […]

Sep, 19

Separate Tables *** (1983, Alan Bates, Julie Christie, Claire Bloom, Irene Worth) – Classic Movie Review 5971

Director John Schlesinger’s 1983 Home Box Office TV movie is a particularly well cast, carefully handled and subtly performed remake of the Terence Rattigan twin one-act plays, with a faithful script based on his 1954 […]

Aug, 26

The Love Machine * (1971, John Phillip Law, Dyan Cannon, Robert Ryan, Jackie Cooper, David Hemmings) – Classic Movie Review 5726

Originally cast star Brian Kelly was critically hurt in a motorcycle accident that left his right arm and leg paralysed in 1970 and John Phillip Law stepped into his role as oversexed TV personality Robin Stone. News […]

Jul, 07

The Invisible Woman *** (1940, Virginia Bruce, John Barrymore, John Howard, Charles Ruggles) – Classic Movie Review 5624

Director A Edward Sutherland’s amusingly silly, quite ingratiating 1941 Universal Studios sci-fi horror comedy stars John Barrymore as the mad professor Gibbs, who invents an invisibility machine and makes a model girl Kitty Carroll (Virginia […]

Jun, 17

Crucible of Terror ** (1971, Mike Raven, James Bolam, Mary Maude, Ronald Lacey, Melissa Stribling) – Classic Movie Review 5601

The old House of Wax (1953) plot is revamped for co-writer/ director Ted Hooker’s fairly stirring 1971 British horror film starring former BBC radio disc jockey Mike Raven as a mad artist/ sculptor, who kills his […]

Jun, 13

Sisters [Blood Sisters] **** (1972, Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Charles Durning) – Classic Movie Review 5378

Co-writer/ director Brian De Palma again employs Charles Durning and Jennifer Salt, who starred in his early film Hi, Mom! (1969) for his enjoyable, shocking, graphic 1972 psychological horror murder thriller. Cheekily influenced by the films of Alfred Hitchcock […]

May, 01

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