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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ***** (2017, Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, John Hawkes, Peter Dinklage) – Movie Review 

Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell give dazzlingly brilliant performances in writer-director Martin McDonagh’s supremely dark and dangerous black comedy crime drama. McDonagh sure does like living dangerously, as he previously showed in In Bruges (2008) and Seven […]

Oct, 15

The Star Packer ** (1934, John Wayne, Verna Hillie, George ‘Gabby’ Hayes, Yakima Canutt) – Classic Movie Review 6047

‘He fought for justice–and battled for love! He fought for JUSTICE!– Battled for LOVE!’ Writer-director Robert N Bradbury’s brisk-paced, cheaply made early John Wayne B-Western, made in 1934, is the star’s first movie for poverty […]

Sep, 24

Made Men *** (1999, James Belushi, Timothy Dalton, Michael Beach, Steve Railsback) – Classic Movie Review 5912

James Belushi stars as as Bill ‘The Mouth’ Manucci who steals $12 million from the Mob, and finds himself on the run from various low-lives and an unscrupulous cop, Sheriff Dex Drier (Timothy Dalton). Director Louis […]

Aug, 14

Porky’s ** (1981, Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight, Roger Wilson, Kim Cattrall, Art Hindle) – Classic Movie Review 5650

Writer-director Bob Clark’s irrepressibly, joyfully vulgar and smutty 1981 Canadian coming-of-age sex comedy hit the jackpot, following in the wake of Animal House (1978). It cost $25 million and earned $105 million at the US box office. A […]

Jun, 21

The Devil Commands ***½ (1941, Boris Karloff, Anne Revere, Amanda Duff) – Classic Movie Review 5643

Director Edward Dmytryk’s highly capable 1941 horror chiller is swiftly paced, short and amusing, with Boris Karloff grabbing the attention as Dr Julian Blair, even though he is typecast once again as a mad scientist […]

Jun, 20

The Range Feud ** (1931, Buck Jones, John Wayne, Susan Fleming) – Classic Movie Review 5483

Director D Ross Lederman’s 1931 Buck Jones Western may be just a cheap, assembly-line movie but it is briskly handled and entertaining. Disaster strikes when the new sheriff in town, Buck Gordon (Buck Jones), has no […]

May, 19

Texas Cyclone ** (1932, Tim McCoy, John Wayne, Shirley Grey, Walter Brennan) – Classic Movie Review 5479

Director D Ross Lederman’s 1932 Columbia Pictures movie is a good-quality Tim McCoy B-movie Western, which gets a boost from a useful cast that includes the young John Wayne [aka Marion Morrison] as Steve Pickett, […]

May, 19

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