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The Jungle Princess *** (1936, Dorothy Lamour, Ray Milland, Akim Tamiroff) – Classic Movie Review 5736

‘Her exotic beauty held all the allure of the tropic jungle!’ Dorothy Lamour makes her star movie début at the age of 22 in the kind of role for which she will always be remembered […]

Jul, 09

Two Brothers *** (2004, Guy Pearce, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Freddie Highmore) – Classic Movie Review 5333

Co-producer/ co-writer/ director Jean-Jacques Annaud’s entertaining 2004 adventure is set in French Indochina in the 1920s. Guy Pearce stars as a hunter called Aidan McRory who has a fight on his hands when he unites […]

Apr, 23

Wild Orchids *** (1929, Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, Nils Asther) – Classic Movie Review 5331

Director Sidney Franklin’s steamy 1929 MGM silent drama stars Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone and Nils Asther. Garbo is on alluring form, dressed by Adrian and photographed by William H Daniels. It is written by Hanns Kräly, Ruth Cummings, Willis Goldbeck and […]

Apr, 21

The Bride and the Beast [Queen of the Gorillas] * (1958, Charlotte Austin, Lance Fuller, Johnny Roth, William Justine, Gil Frye, Jeanne Gerson, Steve Calvert) – Classic Movie Review 4218

Charlotte Austin stars as The Bride who turns her attentions away from her explorer groom (Lance Fuller) to The Beast – his gorilla – in director Adrian Weiss’s incoherent, awesomely terrible 1958 chiller. Under hypnosis, she […]

Aug, 22

The Jungle Book **** (2016, Neel Sethi, voices of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Christopher Walken, Idris Elba, Garry Shandling, Scarlett Johansson) – Movie Review

Little Neel Sethi is ideal as the man-cub Mowgli who flees the jungle after a death threat from the tiger Shere Khan. Guided by Ben Kingsley and Bill Murray provide the excellent key voices of Bagheera the panther and the bear […]

Apr, 13

The Saint in New York *** (1938, Louis Hayward, Kay Sutton, Sig Ruman, Jonathan Hale) – Classic Movie Review 3221

‘You’d think someone with the name Violet Throckmorton would have enough trouble in life without you adding to it!’ Director Ben Holmes’s 1938 crime thriller is the first of eight RKO Pictures films featuring Leslie […]

Jan, 03

Tales That Witness Madness ** (1973, Donald Pleasence, Jack Hawkins, Georgia Brown, Donald Houston, Russell Lewis, David Wood, Suzy Kendall, Peter McEnery, Joan Collins, Michael Jayston, Kim Novak) – Classic Movie Review 3113

‘It happens beyond madness – where your mind won’t believe what your eyes see.’ The follow-up to Vault of Horror (1973), director Freddie Francis’s 1973 all-star British horror movie is a shaky Amicus portmanteau film […]

Nov, 29


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