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A Woman’s Secret *** (1949, Maureen O’Hara, Melvyn Douglas, Gloria Grahame, Victor Jory, Bill Williams) – Classic Movie Review 6076

Director Nicholas Ray’s intriguing and unusual 1949 film noir-style mystery melodrama, with hints of Mildred Pierce and All About Eve, is based on a novel called Mortgage on Life by Vicki Baum, the author of […]

Oct, 11

Bugsy Malone **** (1976, Scott Baio, Jodie Foster, Florrie Dugger, John Cassisi, Martin Lev, Paul Murphy, Patrick Dempsey) – Classic Movie Review 6061

Director Alan Parker’s entertaining 1976 British musical burlesque of the vintage American gangster movies has children taking all the roles – Scott Baio (aged 15) as Bugsy, Jodie Foster (aged 14) as the vampish Tallulah […]

Oct, 07

The Pope of Greenwich Village **** (1984, Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah, Geraldine Page) – Classic Movie Review 6046

Director Stuart Rosenberg’s 1984 comedy is a tastily juicy bite of Eighties Big Apple street life. Vincent Patrick writes this tale of a young New York Italian punk and his hopeless cousin trying to be […]

Sep, 24

Letty Lynton **** (1932, Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery, Nils Asther) – Classic Movie Review 5965

Director Clarence Brown’s 1932 melodrama is an enthralling, little-known early Joan Crawford vehicle that sees our heroine donning the shoulder pads and cloche hats as Letty Lynton, a lovely wealthy socialite lady of loose morals, […]

Aug, 24

Our Blushing Brides *** (1930, Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery, Anita Page, Dorothy Sebastian) – Classic Movie Review 5956

Joan Crawford and Anita Page and Dorothy Sebastian return for producer-director Harry Beaumont’s 1930 all-talking follow-up to their silent film successes Our Dancing Daughters (1928) and Our Modern Maidens (1929). Crawford plays the role of Gerry March, a department store mannequin who falls in love with […]

Aug, 22

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

Terrible Joe Moran *** (1984, James Cagney, Art Carney, Ellen Barkin, Peter Gallagher) – Classic Movie Review 5940

Director Joseph Sargent’s 1984 drama stars James Cagney in his final film and sole TV film. Infirm and at the age of 84, he gives a likeable performance as Joe Moran, a retired, disabled, wheelchair-using […]

Aug, 19

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