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Ginger and Fred [Ginger e Fred] **** (1986, Giulietta Masina, Marcello Mastroianni) – Classic Movie Review 5477

Giulietta Masina and Marcello Mastroianni star as wrinkly old dancers Amelia and Pippo, popular Ginger and Fred imitators 30 years earlier, who are reunited to make a comeback on a TV variety show, in director […]

May, 20

Presenting Lily Mars *** (1943, Judy Garland, Van Heflin, Fay Bainter, Richard Carlson, Marta Eggerth, Spring Byington, Bob Crosby, Tommy Dorsey) – Classic Movie Review 5182

Director Norman Taurog’s 1943 musical comes with the kudos of presenting Judy Garland, aged 19, in a cute and amiable small-time MGM show with an attempt at extra added class, which only proves a few […]

Mar, 20

Thousands Cheer *** (1943, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, John Boles, Mary Astor, Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland) – Classic Movie Review 3621

And thousands did cheer at director George Sidney’s hugely entertaining, incredibly lavish 1943 MGM comedy musical, now a period piece as a Second World War morale-booster for American troops and their families. It was advertised as ’30 […]

Apr, 26

Torture Garden *** (1967, Burgess Meredith, Peter Cushing, Beverly Adams, Jack Palance, Michael Bryant, John Standing) – Classic Movie Review 3097

Director Freddie Francis’s 1967 Amicus chiller is the first of Robert (Psycho) Bloch’s three compendium films of four horror tales. It stars Burgess Meredith, Peter Cushing, Beverly Adams, Jack Palance, Michael Bryant and John Standing. It […]

Nov, 25

Annie *** (1999, Kathy Bates, Victor Garber, Alan Cumming, Alicia Morton) – Classic Movie Review 1885

This surprise 1999 remake of the 1982 movie by Rob Marshall, the director of Chicago, is very entertaining. Disney’s remake follows the successful 1998 Broadway revival of the show. It is well regarded as a more […]

Nov, 25


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