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Test Pilot **** (1938, Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy, Lionel Barrymore) – Classic Movie Review 5481

Director Victor Fleming’s thrilling and splendidly romantic 1938 aviation adventure tale of machismo in the air, and romance and comedy on the ground is delivered with all of the vintage MGM studio’s polish and know-how. […]

May, 19

Chain Lightning *** (1950, Humphrey Bogart, Eleanor Parker, Raymond Massey) – 4950

Humphrey Bogart stars in this 1950 aerospace film as lieutenant colonel Matt Brennan, a World War Two war flying ace picked in 1945 to test a new jet in an Alaska-Washington flight by Leland Willis […]

Jan, 27

Crack-Up *** (1936, Peter Lorre, Brian Donlevy, Helen Wood, Ralph Morgan, Thomas Beck, Kay Linaker) – Classic Movie Review 3322

Director Malcolm St Clair’s tense and entertaining 1936 espionage thriller stars Peter Lorre as Colonel Gimpy, a spy boss whose organisation of dastardly foreign spies is trying to get its hands on the plans for a new plane. Brian Donlevy […]

Feb, 04

The Right Stuff ***** (1983, Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid) – Classic Movie Review 1852

Writer-director Philip Kaufman’s exhilarating, four Oscar-winning, three-hour-plus 1983 space epic is a movie with all the right stuff itself. There are two storylines. One is the début of America’s astronauts and the original Mercury 7 […]

Nov, 18

Space Cowboys *** (2000, Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, James Garner, Tommy Lee Jones) – Classic Movie Review 1459

Co-producer/director Clint Eastwood joins Donald Sutherland, James Garner and Tommy Lee Jones as the stars of his 2000 movie. They play a team of ageing pilots who get the chance to fulfil their lifelong dream […]

Jul, 21


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