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Fear Is the Key *** (1972, Barry Newman, Suzy Kendall, John Vernon, Dolph Sweet, Ray McAnally, Ben Kingsley) – Classic Movie Review 6257

Barry Newman stars as the hard-bitten adventurer John Talbot, who sets about plotting an elaborate scheme to avenge the deaths of his wife and child in a plane crash. Alistair MacLean’s 1961 novel provides the […]

Nov, 15

Kaleidoscope *** (1966, Warren Beatty, Susannah York, Clive Revill, Eric Porter, Murray Melvin) –  Classic Movie Review 6226

Warren Beatty came to Swinging Sixties England to team up with English rose Susannah York for director Jack Smight’s breezy 1966 romantic caper comedy thriller about an American conman, Barney Lincoln (Beatty), who breaks into […]

Nov, 11

Lost Souls ** (2001, Winona Ryder, Ben Chaplin, John Hurt, Philip Baker Hall and Elias Koteas) – Classic Movie Review 4364

We know we must be in trouble in 2001 if the world’s fate scarily rests on the tiny narrow shoulders of Winona Ryder, who battles with her baffling miscasting as a religious fanatic convinced that a […]

Sep, 13

Deception * (2008, Hugh Jackman, Ewan McGregor, Michelle Williams, Bruce Altman, Andrew Ginsburg) – Classic Movie Review 4341

Nerdy New York accountant Jonathan McQuarry (Ewan McGregor) meets slick lawyer Wyatt Bose (Hugh Jackman), who draws him an into the twilight world of an elite Manhattan dating club, where high fliers meet for no-strings […]

Sep, 11

The Producers *** (2005, Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell, Gary Beach, Michael McKean, David Huddleston) – Classic Movie Review 4131

Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick re-create their Broadway stage roles in director Susan Stroman’s entertaining 2005 movie of the hit Broadway and London stage show of the old Mel Brooks film classic, The Producers (1968). Ideally […]

Aug, 05

Libeled Lady **** (1936, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy, Jean Harlow, William Powell) – Classic Movie Review 3682

Director Jack Conway’s infallibly entertaining 1936 vintage MGM comedy boasts four of the biggest star names of the Thirties and a witty, sparkling script about an heiress Connie Allenbury (Myrna Loy) suing a paper for […]

May, 09

Atom Man vs. Superman *** (1950, Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill, Lyle Talbot, Tommy Bond, Pierre Watkin) – Classic Movie Review 2245

Director Spencer Gordon Bennet’s 1950 comic book adventure reunites him with Kirk Alyn as Clark Kent aka Superman, Noel Neill as Lois Lane, Tommy Bond as Jimmy Olsen and Pierre Watkin as editor Perry White […]

Mar, 07


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