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Colossal * (2016, Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Austin Stowell, Dan Stevens, Tim Blake Nelson) – Movie Review

Anne Hathaway stars as the hard-drinking, out-of-work writer Gloria, who is dumped and kicked out of his apartment by her unsympathetic English boyfriend Tim (Dan Stevens), who has had enough of her drinking and forgetfulness. […]

May, 21

A Double Life **** (1947, Ronald Colman, Shelley Winters, Signe Hasso, Edmond O’Brien, Millard Mitchell, Ray Collins) – Classic Movie Review 5359

Director George Cukor’s 1947 double Oscar-winning film noir crime thriller stars Ronald Colman, who is on sensitive, Oscar- and Golden Globe-winning Best Actor form as a tortured actor called Anthony John, who is increasingly tormented […]

Apr, 28

Sweet Dreams **** (1985, Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ann Wedgeworth) – Classic Movie Review 5181

Director Karel Reisz’s 1985 biopic stars the highly estimable Jessica Lange, who impersonates Fifties country singer Patsy Cline (and mimes to her recordings) in one of the best performances of her career in an extremely […]

Mar, 20

Normal Life **** (1996, Luke Perry, Ashley Judd, Bruce A Young) – Classic Movie Review 5131

This outstanding 1996 Bonnie and Clyde-style neo noir crime thriller comes from John McNaughton, the director of the highly controversial Henry, Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986). Former TV sex magnet Luke (Beverly Hills 90210) Perry […]

Mar, 10

Bad Influence ***½ (1990, Rob Lowe, James Spader, Lisa Zane, Kathleen Wilhoite) – Classic Movie Review 4393

James Spader stars as Michael, a wimpy financial executive who takes lessons in the ways of the world from cruel charmer Alex (Rob Lowe) and walks into violence and disaster. And then, after lashings of […]

Sep, 21

The Matador **** (2005, Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Hope Davis, Adam Scott) – Classic Movie Review 4284

Pierce Brosnan scores a hit as a world-weary hit-man, who drags failed salesman Greg Kinnear into his crazy way of life in Mexico. Much later, a desperate Brosnan turns up at Kinnear’s home to seek […]

Sep, 02

Looking for Mr Goodbar *** (1977, Diane Keaton, Tuesday Weld, William Atherton, Richard Kiley, Richard Gere, Alan Feinstein, Tom Berenger, Priscilla Pointer, LeVar Burton, Brian Dennehy) – Classic Movie Review 4187

Diane Keaton may be oddly cast but she grabs one of her best non-Woody Allen opportunities as bar-hopper Theresa Dunn, a Catholic school teacher of deaf children by day who by night takes to the singles bars […]

Aug, 17

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