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Love Is Colder Than Death [Liebe ist kälter als der Tod] *** (1969, Ulli Lommel, Hanna Schygulla, Rainer Werner Fassbinder) – Classic Movie Review 6197

Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s chilly and attractively unusual 1969 low budget German black-and-white film is his first feature, valuable as an interesting apprentice work of this important director. It tells a dour and doomy noir-style gangster story, as seen through […]

Nov, 06

Cisco Pike **** (1972, Kris Kristofferson, Karen Black, Gene Hackman) – Classic Movie Review 6021

Co-writer/ director Bill W L Norton’s excellent, hard-hitting 1971 thriller stars Gene Hackman as crooked LAPD narcotics agent Sergeant Leo Holland, who blackmails has-been rock star Cisco Pike (Kris Kristofferson) into dealing $10,000 worth of […]

Sep, 13

Irma La Douce *** (1963, Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine) – Classic Movie Review 3676

Director Billy Wilder makes the bold decision to film a musical by dumping the original popular Broadway show’s songs for his 1963 comedy. Maybe that is a mistake and so is his unresolved problem with […]

May, 08

J’Embrasse Pas [I Don’t Kiss] *** (1991, Manuel Blanc, Philippe Noiret, Emmanuelle Béart, Hélène Vincent, Jean-Christophe Bouvet) – Classic Movie Review 3634

Manuel Blanc stars as Pierre Lacaze, a sensitive French provincial young lad who leaves his stifling family to start a new life in Paris, hoping to become an actor. But instead he finds homelessness, poverty […]

Apr, 30

Accattone ***** (1961, Franco Citti, Franca Pasut, Silvana Corsini) – Classic Movie Review 3272

Franco Citti came to fame at 26 playing the title role in writer-director Pier Paolo Pasolini’s 1961 Accattone and gives an extremely convincing and winning performance as Vittorio Cataldi, nicknamed Accattone (an Italian slang term meaning […]

Jan, 16

Tangerine *** (2015, Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian, Arsen Grigoryan, Clu Gulager) – Movie Review

Kitana Kiki Rodriguez stars as Sin-Dee, a transgender prostitute just out of jail, who finds out from her best friend Alexandra (Mya Taylor) that her pimp boyfriend has been unfaithful. So Sin-Dee tears through Tinseltown on […]

Nov, 11

Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo * (2005, Rob Schneider, Eddie Griffin, Jeroen Krabbé, Til Schweiger) – Classic Movie Review 1968

Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, the dodgy and pathetic 2005 sequel to Rob Schneider’s excellently silly 1999 bad-taste farce Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, is probably best avoided. This one is unfortunately unfunny as well as vulgar […]

Dec, 16


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