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The Emerald Forest **** (1985, Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, Charley Boorman) – Classic Movie Review 5456

Director John Boorman’s 1985 jungle adventure is both thrilling and uplifting, with director Boorman’s own son Charley Boorman starring as Tommy, a boy kidnapped at seven and brought up by an Amazon aboriginal tribe on […]

May, 15

The Temptress *** (1926, Greta Garbo, Antonio Moreno, Lionel Barrymore) – Classic Movie Review 5328

Directors Fred Niblo and Mauritz Stiller’s 1926 silent movie classic stars Greta Garbo, who commands the screen playing Elena, a woman who drives men mad with desire and leads them to commit murder and then […]

Apr, 20

Spitfire ** (1934, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Young, Ralph Bellamy) – Classic Movie Review 3940

Director John Cromwell’s 1934 drama stars a miscast Katharine Hepburn, who adopts a very theatrical manner in a hollow, unconvincing performance as an illiterate mountain girl called Trigger Hicks, who arouses passion in both philandering […]

Jun, 26

Proof of Life **** (2000, Meg Ryan, Russell Crowe, David Morse, David Caruso, Pamela Reed) – Classic Movie Review 1032

Director Taylor Hackford’s 2000 thriller is the one where Meg Ryan met and fell for Russell Crowe in real life. It is a scalding, epic action thriller about kidnap and retrieval. Alice Bowman (Ryan) begs […]

Apr, 01

Hard Rain **** (1997, Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Randy Quaid, Minnie Driver, Ed Asner) – Classic Movie Review 315

Director Mikael Salomon’s extremely well done, exciting, first-class 1997 crime thriller boasts a new idea at its heart and a wonderfully convincing production, achieved under the most difficult of circumstances. A storm hits a small […]

Oct, 23


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