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Anita & Me [Anita and Me] ** (2002, Chandeep Uppal, Anna Brewster, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Max Beesley, Kathy Burke, Kabir Bedi, Lynn Redgrave, Omid Djalili) – Classic Movie Review 5887

Director Metin Hüseyin’s amiable but weak and stereotypical British 2002 comedy is set in the early Seventies in an English Midlands mining village, where the 12-year-old heroine, Meena Kumar (Chandeep Uppal) has a crush on her […]

Aug, 09

Sherlock Holmes **** (1916, William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain, Edward Fielding) – Classic Movie Review 5816

William Gillette (July 24, 1853 – April 29, 1937) gives the defining and definitive performance in the role for which he is best remembered – playing Sherlock Holmes – in director Arthur Berthelet’s 1916 silent film. It is […]

Jul, 27

Shadowlands **** (1993, Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Edward Hardwicke, Michael Denison, John Wood, Joseph Mazzello, Julian Fellowes, Peter Firth, Robert Flemyng) – Classic Movie Review 5757

Producer-director Richard Attenborough’s 1993 cinema version of William Nicholson’s TV and stage play is a wonderfully warm-hearted and poignant experience. It won the Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film at the 1994 BAFTA Awards. there were […]

Jul, 14

Old Mother Riley Meets the Vampire [Vampire Over London] ** (1952, Arthur Lucan, Bela Lugosi, Dora Bryan) – Classic Movie Review 5645

Producer-director John Gilling’s silly but harmless 1952 British comedy horror stars Arthur Lucan as Old Mother Riley who puts on his drag glad-rags for the final time in this 15th and last in the Mother […]

Jun, 21

The Rainbow *** (1989, Sammi Davis, Paul McGann, Amanda Donohoe, Christopher Gable, David Hemmings, Glenda Jackson) – Classic Movie Review 5454

Co-writer/ producer/ director Ken Russell’s provides his 1989 film prequel to his own Women in Love (1969), in which he adapts D H Lawrence’s tale of the Brangwen family to focus on the intellectual and sexual […]

May, 14

A Woman of Affairs **** (1928, Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, John Gilbert, Johnny Mack Brown, Douglas Fairbanks Jnr) – Classic Movie Review 5329

Director Clarence Brown’s diverting and enduring 1928 silent movie stars a vivacious Greta Garbo as Diana Merrick, a reckless English socialite with a bad reputation founded on her silence about her husband (Johnny Mack Brown), […]

Apr, 20

Bagdad **½ (1949, Maureen O’Hara, Vincent Price, Paul Hubschmid) – Classic Movie Review 5307

Maureen O’Hara, Vincent Price and Paul Christian [Hubschmid] are happily employed – if not exactly well cast – in director Charles Lamont’s carefree 1949 escapist adventure that provides a most exotic, Technicolorful touch of the […]

Apr, 17


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