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Cisco Pike **** (1972, Kris Kristofferson, Karen Black, Gene Hackman) – Classic Movie Review 6021

Co-writer/ director Bill W L Norton’s excellent, hard-hitting 1971 thriller stars Gene Hackman as crooked LAPD narcotics agent Sergeant Leo Holland, who blackmails has-been rock star Cisco Pike (Kris Kristofferson) into dealing $10,000 worth of […]

Sep, 13

Cyclo [Xích lô] *** (1995, Le Van Loc, Tony Leung, Tran Nu Yên-Khê) – Classic Movie Review 5933

This arty but extremely polished and stylish 1995 Vietnamese crime drama is made with exquisite care by the director of The Scent of Green Papaya (1993), Tran Anh Hung. Le Van Loc plays an 18-year-old […]

Aug, 18

Made Men *** (1999, James Belushi, Timothy Dalton, Michael Beach, Steve Railsback) – Classic Movie Review 5912

James Belushi stars as as Bill ‘The Mouth’ Manucci who steals $12 million from the Mob, and finds himself on the run from various low-lives and an unscrupulous cop, Sheriff Dex Drier (Timothy Dalton). Director Louis […]

Aug, 14

Girls Trip *** (2017, Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish) – Movie Review

Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Tiffany Haddish star as lifelong friends who re-form their old sisterhood crew and go to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival. A Girls Trip to the wild […]

Jul, 30

Porgy and Bess **** (1959, Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr, Pearl Bailey, Brock Peters) – Classic Movie Review 5674

Director Otto Preminger’s 1959 film version of the George Gershwin musical about a poor young woman with a disreputable history and the crippled beggar who saves her from the bad guys of Catfish Row in […]

Jun, 26

Extreme Prejudice ** (1987, Nick Nolte, Powers Boothe, Michael Ironside) – Classic Movie Review 5460

Director Walter Hill’s disappointing 1987 movie kind of works as a basic action thriller but tells an extremely scrappy, violent and confused story. It reunites Hill with Powers Boothe after Southern Comfort (1981). Nick Nolte stars […]

May, 15

Rapid Fire **½ (1992, Brandon Lee, Powers Booth, Nick Mancuso) – Classic Movie Review 5459

Bruce Lee’s son Brandon Lee shows considerable charisma and acting talent in director Dwight H Little’s fair 1992 martial arts action thriller that turned him into a star just before his death on the set […]

May, 15

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