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I’ll Never Forget What’s ’Isname *** (1967, Oliver Reed, Orson Welles, Carol White) – Classic Movie Review 5898

Producer-director Michael Winner’s typically unsubtle 1967 Swinging Sixties tragi- comedy stars Oliver Reed as Andrew Quint, a conscience-stricken adman who smashes up his desk and quits the business for an honest life in literature, but […]

Aug, 11

It Should Happen to You ***** (1954, Judy Holliday, Jack Lemmon, Peter Lawford) – Classic Movie Review 5092

Director George Cukor’s 1954 classic comedy stars Judy Holliday as model girl Gladys Glover, who spends $1,000 to advertise herself on a giant New York billboard in her desperate big to get famous – even […]

Mar, 01

A Shock to the System **** (1990, Michael Caine, Elizabeth McGovern, Peter Riegert, John McMartin, Swoosie Kurtz, Will Patton) – Classic Movie Review 3991

Director Jan Egleson’s teasing 1990 Manhattan-set yuppie thriller, based on the 1984 novel by British writer Simon Brett, gives Michael Caine an ideal role as Graham Marshall, a Madison Avenue advertising executive who finds that murder […]

Jul, 08

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? **** (1957, Jayne Mansfield, Tony Randall, Betsy Drake, Joan Blondell, John Williams, Henry Jones, Mickey Hargitay, Groucho Marx) – Classic Film Review 3248

Writer-producer-director Frank Tashlin follows up his 1956 success The Girl Can’t Help It that made a movie star of Jayne Mansfield by making a film of her concurrent stage success Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? in 1957 with Mansfield and […]

Jan, 08

Darling **** (1965, Julie Christie, Dirk Bogarde, Laurence Harvey) – Classic Movie Review 2270

Director John Schlesinger’s triumphant triple-Oscar-winning 1965 road-to-ruin melodrama stars Julie Christie at her most luminous. She is so compelling and gorgeous that she won the Best Actress Oscar for her performance as Diana Scott, an […]

Mar, 15

Kramer vs. Kramer ***** (1979, Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander) – Classic Movie Review 2065

Writer-director Robert Benton hones this four-hankie, five-Oscar-winning tearjerker tale of a tug-of-love between workaholic advertising executive Ted Kramer (Dustin Hoffman) and ex-wife Joanna (Meryl Streep) over their seven-year-old son Billy (Justin Henry) into highly polished 1979 movie.  […]

Jan, 10

Picture Perfect *** (1997, Jennifer Aniston, Jay Mohr, Kevin Bacon) – Classic Movie Review 1900

Co-writer/director Glenn Gordon Caron’s 1997 romantic comedy is alas not a perfect picture, but it is still an amiable and easy-going vehicle for Jennifer Aniston, with enough smiles and laughs to make it very tolerable. […]

Nov, 29

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