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North West Mounted Police *** (1940, Gary Cooper, Madeleine Carroll, Paulette Goddard, Preston Foster, Robert Preston, George Bancroft) – Classic Movie Review 6071

The Paramount Pictures studio was rewarded with a hit when it paid for a top cast and Technicolor for producer-director Cecil B DeMille’s somewhat mundane, but well and busily plotted 1940 action adventure about the […]

Oct, 10

Texas Lady ** (1955, Claudette Colbert, Barry Sullivan, Ray Collins, Gregory Walcott, James Bell, Horace McMahon) – Classic Movie Review 5478

‘WOMANLY WILES WERE HER WEAPONS!’ Director Tim Whelan’s 1955 Western has a surprise star in Claudette Colbert, who plays Prudence Webb, a determined woman who gambles with riverboat gambler Chris Mooney (Barry Sullivan) to pay […]

May, 19

Les Misérables ★★★½ (2012, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne) – Classic Movie Review 3786

  In this brilliantly produced, visually stunning, astonishingly lavish movie of the incredibly long-running stage hit, a hugely impressive Hugh Jackman sings his big Aussie heart out as a saintly French sinner, Jean Valjean, jailed […]

May, 29

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire *** (2013, Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth) – Movie Review

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is more or less just a rerun of the first one in the series, 2012’s The Hunger Games, with a cliffhanging ending. The story is almost exactly the same as […]

Nov, 12

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope ***** (1977, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness, Peter Cushing, Kenny Baker, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, David Prowse) – Classic Movie Review 210

‘A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…’ ‘May the Force be with you.’ Star Wars blew like a breath of fresh air across cinema screens in 1977. Audiences were blown away being […]

Sep, 01


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