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The Single Standard *** (1929, Greta Garbo, Nils Asther, John Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian, Lane Chandler) – Classic Movie Review 5323

Director John S Robertson’s soapy 1929 silent movie drama, based on Adela Rogers St Johns’s 1928 romantic novel, is remembered, if at all, really only because it stars Greta Garbo. But that is enough! Garbo […]

Apr, 20

The Seven-Per-Cent Solution *** (1976, Nicol Williamson, Robert Duvall, Alan Arkin, Laurence Olivier) – Classic Movie Review 4917

Producer-director Herbert Ross’s 1976 comedy thriller is an awkwardly realised but enjoyable pastiche of a Sherlock Holmes adventure. An oddly cast Robert Duvall struggles a bit as a married Dr John H Watson, who sets […]

Jan, 22

Jaws: The Revenge * (1987, Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young, Michael Caine) – Classic Movie Review 4901

Producer-director Joseph Sargent’s 1987 fourth and final part of the shark saga has only its star Lorraine Gary as Ellen Brody, widow of Roy Scheider’s character police chief Brody, surviving from the first two films, Jaws […]

Jan, 16

The Long Ships ** (1964, Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Russ Tamblyn, Rosanna Schiaffino, Oscar Homolka ) – Classic Movie Review 4434

Richard Widmark is absurdly cast as Rolfe, a Viking, and Sidney Poitier not much better as Prince Aly Mansuh, leader of the Moors, who come to blows over the Golden Bell in director Jack Cardiff’s amusingly […]

Sep, 29

Three Men in a Boat **½ (1956, Jimmy Edwards, Laurence Harvey, David Tomlinson, Shirley Eaton, Robertson Hare, Jill Ireland, Lisa Gastoni, Martita Hunt, Adrienne Corri, A E Matthews, Ernest Thesiger) – Classic Movie Review 4310

All should be plain sailing with director Ken Annakin’s 1956 British screen version of Jerome K Jerome’s misadventures of three less than eminent Victorians, Harris, George and Jimmy (Jimmy Edwards, Laurence Harvey and David Tomlinson), […]

Sep, 06

Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles ** (2001, Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, Serge Cockburn) – Classic Movie Review 4125

Oh ye of little faith were expecting a dud with director Simon Wincer’s belated 2001 third Crocodile Dundee laugh-fest from Paul Hogan, the amiable Aussie. Wrong! There are enough laid-back laughs here as the Australian adventurer […]

Aug, 03

Naked Paradise * (1957, Richard Denning, Beverly Garland, Lisa Montell, Leslie Bradley, Dick Miller, Jonathan Haze) – Classic Movie Review 3977

‘Temptation and terror… in a savage land of wild desire!’ Director Roger Corman’s 1957 Sunset Productions/ American International Pictures thriller stars Richard Denning and Beverly Garland as Duke Bradley and Max MacKenzie, with Lisa Montell as Lanai. It co-stars Leslie Bradley as gangster Zach […]

Jul, 05

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