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Beauty and the Dogs [Aala Kaf Ifrit] [La Belle et la Meute] **** (2017, Mariam Al Ferjani, Ghanem Zrelli) – Movie Review 

Mariam Al Ferjani stars as young Tunisian woman Mariam who puts on a revealing dress her friend has brought for her, starts dancing and meets Youssef (Ghanem Zrelli) at a Tunis a student party and […]

Sep, 19

Where Danger Lives **** (1950, Robert Mitchum, Faith Domergue, Claude Rains, Maureen O’Sullivan) – Classic Movie Review 6014

Director John Farrow’s 1950 exciting RKO film noir crime thriller is probably the best film of producer Howard Hughes’s protégé Faith Domergue. Robert Mitchum is excellent as Dr Jeff Cameron, a dedicated young doctor, who […]

Sep, 12

It’s Alive! *** (1974, John P Ryan, Sharon Farrell, Andrew Duggan, Guy Stockwell, James Dixon, Michael Ansara) – Classic Movie Review 5859

‘There’s only ONE thing wrong with the Davis baby… IT’S ALIVE!’ A newly born baby turns out to be a monster who goes on the murderous rampage whenever upset, in writer-producer-director Larry Cohen’s lively, imaginative, […]

Aug, 05

Death Drums along the River ** (1963, Richard Todd, Marianne Koch, Albert Lieven, Walter Rilla) – Classic Movie Review 5821

Richard Todd gives a solid star turn as dogged British colonial district commissioner Inspector Harry Sanders in director Lawrence Huntington’s dully written, freely adapted 1963 remake of Edgar Wallace’s famous 1911 African adventure novel Sanders of […]

Jul, 29

Head Over Heels [Chilly Scenes of Winter] **** (1979, John Heard, Mary Beth Hurt, Peter Riegert, Gloria Grahame, Kenneth McMillan, Nora Heflin, Griffin Dunne) – Classic Movie Review 5801

Writer-director Joan Micklin Silver’s bitter-sweet 1979 romantic comedy movie is a little gem of a winner about John Heard’s character Charles’s passion for his old girlfriend Laura (Mary Beth Hurt). Simple and offbeat, told in […]

Jul, 23

Life in Emergency Ward 10 ** (1959, Charles Tingwell, Michael Craig, Wilfrid Hyde White, Dorothy Alison, Glyn Owen, Rosemary Miller, Frederick Bartman, Joan Sims, Pauline Stroud) – Classic Movie Review 5745

Director Robert Day’s 1959 cinema spin-off film of Britain’s first twice-weekly TV serial Emergency Ward 10, which ran for 10 years between 1957 and 1967, has enormous nostalgia value. Re-creating his TV role, Aussie heart-throb […]

Jul, 11

Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome *** (1947, Boris Karloff, Ralph Byrd, Anne Gwynne) – Classic Movie Review 5591

‘SLEUTH TRACY CLASHES WITH HIS DEADLIEST FOE!’ Ralph Byrd bows out in style as an ideal Dick Tracy (cinemawise, anyway, for a TV series followed for him in 1950-51) in director John Rawlins’s welcome 1947 […]

Jun, 12

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