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Altered States **** (1980, William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban) – Classic Movie Review 5450

Director Ken Russell’s engrossing 1980 horror thriller stars William Hurt as Eddie Jessup. a Harvard scientist who is obsessed with finding the truth about man’s existence and understanding his place in the universe. He decides […]

May, 14

Stardust *** (1974, David Essex, Adam Faith, Marty Wilde, Keith Moon) – Classic Movie Review 5452

Director Michael Apted’s popular 1974 British drama is the sequel to 1973’s hit That’ll Be the Day and again stars David Essex as Jim MacLaine in returning writer Ray Connolly’s effective tale of the rise and […]

May, 14

One False Move **** (1991, Bill Paxton, Cynda Williams, Billy Bob Thornton, Jim Metzler, Michael Beach, Earl Billings) – Classic Movie Review 5365

Bill Paxton’s big break came with his lead role in director Carl Franklin’s critically acclaimed 1991 neo film noir about the hunt for a trio of gangsters holed up in an Arkansas small town after […]

Apr, 29

Port of New York *** (1949, Scott Brady, Richard Rober, K T Stevens, Yul Brynner) – Classic Movie Review 5266

Director Laslo Benedek’s 1949 film noir thriller stars a pre-bald Yul Brynner, who makes an auspicious first appearance as the big bad guy Paul Vicola in this story of dope dealing, deceit and death. Scott […]

Apr, 07

Death Wish 4: The Crackdown ½ (1987, Charles Bronson, Kay Lenz, John P Ryan, Perry Lopez, Soon-Tek Oh) – Classic Movie Review 5051

Director J Lee Thompson’s tawdry and disreputable 1987 action thriller is the third sequel to Death Wish (1974). It once again stars Charles Bronson, at the age of 66 still playing wrinkled part-time vigilante, architect Paul […]

Feb, 23

High School High * (1997, Jon Lovitz, Tia Carriere, Louise Fletcher, John Neville, Mekhi Phifer) – Classic Movie Review 4995

Director Hart Bochner’s 1997 Zucker Brothers comedy is an impressively awful parody of Michelle Pfeiffer’s 1995 school film Dangerous Minds, with a charmless performance by Jon Lovitz, playing Richard Clark, the posh son of headmaster […]

Feb, 07

High School Confidential! [Young Hellions] ** (1958, Mamie Van Doren, Russ Tamblyn, Jan Sterling, John Drew Barrymore,, Jackie Coogan, Michael Landon) – Classic Movie Review 4963

Russ Tamblyn stars as an incredibly unlikely investigator into the corrupt High School youth of the day taking marijuana at Santo Bello High, in director Jack Arnold’s spectacularly trashy – and now funny – 1958 […]

Jan, 29

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