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Cyborg ** (1989, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn, Alex Daniels, Dayle Haddon) – Classic Movie Review 5932

The young Jean-Claude Van Damme at the height of his burgeoning arts hunk career plays a slinger (guide) called Gibson Rickenbacker who meets a woman called Pearl Prophet (Dayle Haddon) who reveals she is a cyborg […]

Aug, 18

The Pied Piper **** (1972, Donovan, Donald Pleasence, Michael Hordern, Jack Wild, Diana Dors, John Hurt, Roy Kinnear, Peter Vaughan) – Classic Movie Review 5195

Esteemed French film director Jacques Demy came to Germany and Britain to make this undervalued 1972 film version of the tale of the 14th-century strolling minstrel who leads a plague of rats out of Hamelin, […]

Mar, 23

Season of the Witch ** (2011, Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, Claire Foy) – Classic Movie Review 4610

Another entertainingly bad wig, another entertainingly bad movie from Nicolas Cage, teaming up with Hellboy’s Ron Perlman as 14th-century knights. Behmen (Cage) and Felson (Perlman) are ordered on a mission to escort a girl (Claire Foy) accused of being […]

Nov, 08

So Long at the Fair ***½ (1950, Jean Simmons, Dirk Bogarde, David Tomlinson, Marcel Poncin, Cathleen Nesbitt, Honor Blackman, Felix Aylmer, Austin Trevor) – Classic Movie Review 4600

This 1950 British film noir is an attractive, well-crafted filming of Anthony Thorne’s once famous mystery thriller story. It is rather too gently and discreetly directed by Terence Fisher and Anthony Darnborough, but it is […]

Nov, 06

They Came from Beyond Space * (1967, Robert Hutton, Jennifer Jayne, Zia Mohyeddin, Bernard Kay, Michael Gough) – Classic Movie Review 4406

Robert Hutton stars in director Freddie Francis’s cheap, daft and unconvincing 1967 British sci-ci chiller as Dr Curtis Temple, an astro-physicist who, it turns out, can save the world. It also stars Bernard Kay as extraterrestrial […]

Sep, 24

The Omega Man **** (1971, Charlton Heston, Rosalind Cash, Anthony Zerbe) – Classic Movie Review 4055

Charlton Heston finds a useful role in this atmospheric and pretty creepy 1971 Twilight Zone-type zombie sci-fi thriller, as Army doctor Robert Neville, one of the last men alive after a germ war between Russia […]

Jul, 19

Saadia *** (1953, Cornel Wilde, Mel Ferrer, Rita Gam, Wanda Rotha) – Classic Movie Review 3495

Modern medicine meets its match in traditional Moroccan magic when the French doctor Henrik (Mel Ferrer) falls for a wild, strange local Arab girl called Saadia (Rita Gam) whom he saves from sickness and the […]

Mar, 23

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