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A Heart in Winter [Un coeur en hiver] ***** (1992, Daniel Auteuil, Emmanuelle Béart, André Dussollier) – Classic Movie Review 4152

Director Claude Sautet’s entrancing 1992 French romance drama stars Daniel Auteuil as Stéphane, a master violin maker, who falls for beautiful young violin playing virtuoso Camille (Emmanuelle Béart) when she brings her instrument for repairs. […]

Aug, 10

The Man Who Played God [The Silent Voice] *** (1932, George Arliss, Bette Davis. Louise Closser Hale, Violet Heming, Ivan F Simpson, Wade Boteler) – Classic Movie Review 3771

Director John G Adolfi’s mawkish, heart-tugging 1932 movie stars George Arliss as Montgomery Royle, a concert pianist who goes deaf after an explosion, and is plunged into despair and bitterness over the loss of his art and […]

May, 25

Humoresque **** (1920, Alma Rubens, Gaston Glass, Vera Gordon, Dore Davidson) – Classic Movie Review 3535

Director Frank Borzage’s 1920 silent movie is the original version of the Fannie Hurst story in a collection of stories entitled Humoresque: A Laugh on Life with a Tear Behind It (1920) that was turned a wonderful vehicle for […]

Apr, 06

Bed & Board [Domicile Conjugale] **** (1970, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Hiroko Berghauer) – Classic Movie Review 2589

Bed and Board [Domicile Conjugale] is often highly amusing, perceptive and very touching, though overall perhaps slightly less so than its 1968 predecessor Stolen Kisses (Baisers Volés). Jean-Pierre Léaud again stars as the twentysomething French hero, […]

Jun, 12

The Red Violin **** (1998, Samuel L Jackson, Don McKellar, Jason Flemyng, Greta Scacchi, Colm Feore, Sandra Oh) – Classic Movie Review 263

Director François Girard tells the ambitious, utterly beguiling and beautiful epic history of a mythical violin from its creation by maker Nicolo Bussotti (Carlo Cecchi) in Cremona, Lombardy, Italy, in 1681. The multi-national saga runs […]

Oct, 01

The Bride of Frankenstein ***** (1935, Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Ernest Thesiger, Elsa Lanchester, Una O’Connor, Valerie Hobson, Gavin Gordon, Dwight Frye, Douglas Walton, E E Clive) – Classic Movie Review 32

Director James Whale’s 1935 sequel to his 1931 Frankenstein arguably turned out to be even better than the original, and confidently stakes its claim to being THE classic horror film of all time. Ernest Thesiger etches […]

Jul, 08


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