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The Mysterious Lady *** (1928, Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Gustav von Seyffertitz) – Classic Movie Review 5330

Directed by Fred Niblo in 1928, MGM’s tailor-made silent-movie showcase for the great Greta Garbo is stilted and hackneyed but still has its charms. Garbo stylishly plays a gorgeous Soviet agent called Tania Fedorova, who […]

Apr, 21

A Generation [Pokolenie] ***** (1955, Tadeusz Lomnicki, Urszula Modrzynska, Tadeusz Janczar, Roman Polanski, Zbigniew Cybulski) – Classic Movie Review 4470

Great director Andrzej Wajda makes his film debut with this striking 1955 drama about the Warsaw Resistance during the German occupation of Poland in World War Two and a group of youths who battle love and adversity […]

Oct, 10

Ashes and Diamonds ***** [Popiól i diament] (1958, Zbigniew Cybulski, Waclaw Zastrzezynski, Adam Pawlikowski) – Classic Movie Review 4469

Co-writer/director Andrzej Wajda’s 1958 Polish drama made a star of the vibrant Zbigniew Cybulski, who suddenly burst forth in international cinema as Poland’s answer to James Dean, brilliantly playing the leading role of mixed-up young partisan […]

Oct, 09


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