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Small Town Crime ** (2017, John Hawkes, Octavia Spencer, Robert Forster, Anthony Anderson, Clifton Collins Jr, Michael Vartan, Daniel Sunjata, James Lafferty) – Movie Review

John Hawkes stars as alcoholic ex-cop Mike Kendall, who finds the body of a young woman and puts his family in danger when he becomes hell-bent on finding the killer. The trail leads to a […]

Oct, 10

Wrath of Silence [Bao lie wu sheng] ** (2017, Wu Jiang, Yang Song, Zhuo Tan) – Movie Review

In the recent past in a small town in Northern China, a mute shepherd father goes on an increasingly desperate, do-or-die search when his son disappears. It all tracks back to a gang, run by […]

Oct, 04

Buona Sera, Mrs Campbell *** (1968, Gina Lollobrigida, Telly Savalas, Phil Silvers, Peter Lawford, Lee Grant, Shelley Winters, Janet Margolin) – Classic Movie Review 6031

Co-writer/ producer/ director Melvin Frank’s warm and amusing 1968 romantic comedy finds an excellent showcase role for Sixties Italian sex symbol Gina Lollobrigida. She gives a delightful performance as Mrs Carla Campbell, an Italian mother […]

Sep, 17

The Long, Hot Summer **** (1958, Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa, Orson Welles, Lee Remick, Angela Lansbury, Richard Anderson) – Classic Movie Review 6019

Based on the stories in William Faulkner’s novel, Martin Ritt’s sexy and steamy 1958 Deep South melodrama stars Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, with Orson Welles enjoying himself as the typical ‘big daddy’ character Will […]

Sep, 13

Separate Tables *** (1983, Alan Bates, Julie Christie, Claire Bloom, Irene Worth) – Classic Movie Review 5971

Director John Schlesinger’s 1983 Home Box Office TV movie is a particularly well cast, carefully handled and subtly performed remake of the Terence Rattigan twin one-act plays, with a faithful script based on his 1954 […]

Aug, 26

I Vitelloni [The Young and the Passionate] ***** (1953, Alberto Sordi, Franco Fabrizi, Franco Interlenghi, Leopoldo Trieste, Riccardo Fellini) – Classic Movie Review 5509

Co-writer/ director Federico Fellini’s haunting, fascinatingly self-reflecting film from 1953 focuses on a group of five laddish youngster friends – Moraldo Rubini (Franco Interlenghi), Fausto Moretti (Franco Fabrizi), Alberto (Alberto Sordi), Leopoldo Vannucci (Leopoldo Trieste), Riccardo (Riccardo […]

May, 27

One False Move **** (1991, Bill Paxton, Cynda Williams, Billy Bob Thornton, Jim Metzler, Michael Beach, Earl Billings) – Classic Movie Review 5365

Bill Paxton’s big break came with his lead role in director Carl Franklin’s critically acclaimed 1991 neo film noir about the hunt for a trio of gangsters holed up in an Arkansas small town after […]

Apr, 29

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