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The Ghoul ** (2016, Tom Meeten, Alice Lowe, Rufus Jones, Niamh Cusack, Geoffrey McGivern, Waen Shepherd, Paul Kaye) – Movie Review

Tom Meeten stars as an ex-police detective who goes undercover as the patient of a psychotherapist (Niamh Cusack) he believes is linked to a baffling double murder. As he investigates, he pretends to be mentally […]

Aug, 12

Dragonfly ** (2002, Kevin Costner, Kathy Bates, Susanna Thompson, Joe Morton, Ron Rifkin, Linda Hunt) – Classic Movie Review 5417

Kevin Costner stars as Dr Joe Darrow, who is dogged by strange events when he tries to get over the recent death of his wife. Could she be trying to contact him? Director Tom Shadyac’s […]

May, 07

Another You ** (1991, Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Mercedes Ruehl) – Classic Movie Review 4825

Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor were one of the best double acts in the movies, so director Maurice Phillips’s 1991 laughter-raiser is valuable for them, for its decent comedy setup and for some funny lines […]

Dec, 30

Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself [Wilbur begår selvmord] *** (2002, Adrian Rawlins, Jamie Sives, Shirley Henderson, Mads Mikkelson, Lisa McKinlay) – Classic Movie Review 3693

Co-writer/director Lone Scherfig’s complete and fulfilling 2002 Danish Euro drama stars Adrian Rawlins as kind and good-natured Harbour, who always takes care of his suicidal younger brother Wilbur (Jamie Sives). Scherfig’s Zentropa movie, set in a beautiful […]

May, 10

The Unearthly * (1957, John Carradine, Allison Hayes, Myron Healey, Sally Todd, Marilyn Buferd, Tor Johnson) – Classic Movie Review 3660

John Carradine is typecast yet again in one of his long gallery of mad doctor scientists in director Brooke L Peters [aka Boris Petroff]’s plodding and very silly 1957 Sci-Fi chiller. It says much that […]

May, 04

Whirlpool **** (1949, Gene Tierney, Richard Conte, José Ferrer, Charles Bickford, Barbara O’Neil, Eduard Franz) – Classic Movie Review 3391

Producer-director Otto Preminger is reunited with his Laura (1944) star Gene Tierney for this thoroughly enjoyable, if admittedly artificial and far-fetched 1949 film noir murder mystery in which she plays Ann Sutton, the beautiful kleptomaniac […]

Feb, 20

Awakenings **** (1990, Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Ruth Nelson, John Heard, Penelope Ann Miller, Max von Sydow) – Classic Movie Review 2868

Director Penny Marshall’s true-story 1990 drama stars Robin Williams as a timid doctor, who, along with a kindly nurse (Julie Kavner), awakes a group of patients in a Bronx hospital from a sleep-like trance. As […]

Aug, 31


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