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Bedtime Story *** (1964, David Niven, Marlon Brando, Shirley Jones) Classic Movie Review 5215

Director Ralph Levy’s original 1964 comedy Bedtime Story with David Niven and Marlon Brando as a pair of upstaging rival French Riviera gigolo conmen is now known better as the basis for its 1988 remake […]

Mar, 29

Midnight ***** (1939, Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, John Barrymore, Francis Lederer, Mary Astor) – Classic Movie Review 5178

Director Mitchell Leisen’s delicious 1939 movie bon-bon is the very essence of sophisticated wit and polish. The first-rate cast sparkles as much as production designer Hans Dreier’s luminous sets of Paris. It may be the […]

Mar, 19

The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone **** (1961, Vivien Leigh, Warren Beatty, Lotte Lenya, Jeremy Spenser, Coral Browne, Ernest Thesiger, Cleo Laine, Jill St John) – Classic Movie Review 5117

Director Jose Quintero’s 1961 romantic drama is a highly intriguing film version of Tennessee Williams’s only novel, with Vivien Leigh enjoying herself as Mrs Stone, an ageing American actress staying in a magnificent apartment in Rome, […]

Mar, 07

American Gigolo **** (1980, Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Hector Elizondo) – Classic Movie Review 1994

Writer-director Paul Schrader’s stylish, unsettling 1980 erotic thriller offers Richard Gere to find the perfect outlet for an intense display of persuasive performing and sexy narcissism. Gere’s in his element as a male escort called Julian who […]

Dec, 23

Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo * (2005, Rob Schneider, Eddie Griffin, Jeroen Krabbé, Til Schweiger) – Classic Movie Review 1968

Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, the dodgy and pathetic 2005 sequel to Rob Schneider’s excellently silly 1999 bad-taste farce Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, is probably best avoided. This one is unfortunately unfunny as well as vulgar […]

Dec, 16

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo *** (1999, Rob Schneider, Oded Fehr) – Classic Movie Review 1470

Director Mike Mitchell’s excellently silly, 1999 bad-taste farce stars Rob Schneider as a hapless fish-tank cleaner and pool attendant who house-sits when the owner, a greasy, angry, exotic-fish-loving male gigolo (Oded Fehr, hilarious), is away […]

Jul, 25

Fading Gigolo **** (2013, John Turturro, Woody Allen, Sharon Stone) – Movie Review

John Turturro and Woody Allen provide a perfect partnership as New York odd couple Fioravante and his friend Murray Swartz in a consistently funny comedy written and directed by Turturro. Murray’s family rare book business is […]

May, 21

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