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Arise, My Love **** (1940, Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland, Walter Abel, Dennis O’Keefe, George Zucco) – Classic Movie Review 5177

Claudette Colbert and Ray Milland are delightful as a vivacious American reporter in Europe and the dashing aviator she helps out of tight scrapes at the end of the Spanish Civil War and the start of […]

Mar, 19

Diplomatic Courier ***½ (1952, Tyrone Power, Patricia Neal, Stephen McNally, Hildegarde Neff, Karl Malden) – Classic Movie Review 4862

Tyrone Power stars as US Department of State courier Mike Kells, an American agent who is up to his ears in espionage, Soviet agents and seductive women, in director Henry Hathaway’s slick and satisfying 1952 […]

Jan, 08

Inferno **½ (2016, Tom Hanks, Ben Foster, Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan, Sidse Babett Knudsen) – Movie Review

After all his previous problems in The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons (2009), you’d think Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) would be enjoying some well deserved peace and quiet, especially after all those dead priests […]

Oct, 14

Casanova ***** (1976, Donald Sutherland, Tina Aumont, Cicely Browne) – Classic Movie Review 2130

Director Federico Fellini’s exuberant 1976 masterwork is an amazing-looking, awesome movie, in which an unexpectedly but perfectly cast Donald Sutherland astonishes as the forehead-shaved, bewigged, foppish 18th-century Venetian rake, Giacomo Casanova. What’s on screen is […]

Jan, 29

Just Married ***½ (2003, Ashton Kutcher, Brittany Murphy, David Rasche, Veronica Cartwright, George Gaynes) – Classic Movie Review 1890

Director Shawn Levy’s 2003 comedy is a great showcase for hilarious hi-jinks as poor boy Ashton Kutcher and rich girl Brittany Murphy defy her parents (David Rasche, Veronica Cartwright), marry in haste and suffer the […]

Nov, 27

Once Upon a Honeymoon *** (1942, Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Albert Dekker, Harry Shannon, Albert Bassermann, Ferike Boros, Hans Conried) – Classic Movie Review 1309

Co-writer/producer/director Leo McCarey’s 1942 wartime comedy drama stars Ginger Rogers as a social-climbing Brooklyn burlesque showgirl named Katie O’Hara who’s masquerading as American socialite she calls ‘Katherine Butt-Smith’. It’s just before World War Two, and she gets […]

Jun, 08

The Portrait of a Lady **** (1996, Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich) – Classic Movie Review 1264

Director Jane Campion’s 1996 period drama literary adaptation is a chilly but excellent version of the Henry James novel, set in 1870s England. Everything about it is extremely plush, subtle, expert and just right. Nicole […]

May, 28

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