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Honky Tonk *** (1941, Clark Gable, Lana Turner, Frank Morgan, Claire Trevor, Marjorie Main, Albert Dekker, Henry O’Neill, Chill Wills) – Classic Movie Review 6699

Director Jack Conway’s pleasant, rambling 1941 comedy Western Honky Tonk is set in Nevada. It was a huge hit, costing only $899,000 and grossing $8,676,400 worldwide, $6,306,740 of that in America. Honky Tonk teams the two great MGM stars Clark […]

Feb, 16

The Cimarron Kid *** (1952, Audie Murphy, Beverly Tyler, James Best, Yvette Dugay, Hugh O’Brian, Noah Beery Jr, Rand Brooks) – Classic Movie Review 6489

Director Budd Boetticher’s solid 1952 Western stars Audie Murphy as Bill Doolin, aka The Cimarron Kid, who lands up behind bars after making one last ride in a train heist with the Dalton gang of Bob, Grat, Emmett […]

Dec, 29

Man of the Forest *** (1933, Randolph Scott, Verna Hillie, Harry Carey, Noah Beery Sr) – Classic Movie Review 6438

The young Randolph Scott shines in director Henry Hathaway’s excellently plotted 1933 adventure movie, based on the Zane Grey novel. Scott plays Brett Dale, who overhears a plan by greedy Clint Beasley (Noah Beery Sr) to kidnap Jim Gayner (Harry Carey)’s daughter Alice […]

Dec, 20

The Body ** (2001, Antonio Banderas, Olivia Williams, John Shrapnel, Derek Jacobi, Jason Flemyng, John Wood) – Classic Movie Review 5721

Antonio Banderas stars as Roman Catholic priest Father Matt Gutierrez, who is sent to investigate when Christ’s crucified remains are apparently discovered in a Jerusalem cave, in writer-director Jonas McCord’s moderately exciting and compelling 2001 […]

Jul, 06

The Spoilers **½ (1955, Anne Baxter, Jeff Chandler, Rory Calhoun, Barbara Britton) – Classic Movie Review 5524

The two clashing 1899 Alaska adventurers fight for gold and a gal for the fifth time in director Jesse Hibbs’s routine and lesser but still enjoyable 1955 film version of the novel by Rex Beach. […]

May, 30

Big Bad Mama II ** (1987, Angie Dickinson, Robert Culp, Danielle Brisebois, Julie McCullough, Jeff Yagher, Bruce Glover) – Classic Movie Review 5370

The 55-year-old Angie Dickinson returns as big bad Wilma McClatchie, a feisty in co-writer/ director Jim Wynorski unexpected, belated 1987 low-budget $1.2 million sequel to 1974’s Big Bad Mama. It is now 1934 and McClatchie […]

Apr, 30

Big Bad Mama *** (1974, Angie Dickinson, William Shatner, Tom Skerritt, usan Sennett, Robbie Lee, Royal Dano) – Classic Movie Review 5369

Director Steve Carver’s robust and rumbustious 1974 gangster thriller is a follow-up to 1970’s Roger Corman hit Bloody Mama with Shelley Winters. This time Angie Dickinson, always game for a go at anything, stars as […]

Apr, 30


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