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Robot Monster * (1953, George Nader, Gregory Moffett, Claudia Barrett, Selena Royle, John Mylong) – Classic Movie Review 5902

‘Incredible! Unbelievable! Told The Untamed Way!’ Director Phil Tucker’s infamous, hysterically bad 1953 3D monster movie thriller is a classic of abysmal 1950s science fiction. It stars George Nader in his star breakthrough role as the […]

Aug, 13

Island in the Sun ** (1957, James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Harry Belafonte, John Williams, Joan Collins, Michael Rennie) – Classic Movie Review 5677

Director Robert Rossen is struggling in this 1957 drama, forced by producer Darryl F Zanuck, the 20th Century Fox studio and the conventions of the day to dilute the then supposedly daring Alec Waugh bestseller […]

Jun, 28

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

Bell, Book and Candle **** (1958, James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Hermione Gingold, Elsa Lanchester, Janice Rule) – Classic Movie Review 5091

Director Richard Quine’s super-tasty 1958 comedy is lightweight but delicious Fifties fantasy fun, based on the play John Van Druten, with an expert screenplay by Daniel Taradash. With Technicolor cinematography by James Wong Howe and sets […]

Mar, 01

Fifty Shades Darker ** (2017, Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Kim Basinger, Bella Heathcote) – Movie Review

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan resume their roles as Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey in director James Foley’s compulsively silly 2017 fairy tale romance sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey. Complete with daft dialogue, Niall Leonard writes the tricky to […]

Feb, 19

Urban Legends: Final Cut *** (2000, Jennifer Morrison, Matthew Davis, Loretta Devine, Hart Bochner, Joey Lawrence, Aaron Mount, Eva Mendes) – Classic Movie Review 4667

Director John Ottman’s 2000 horror sequel to the 1998 hit Urban Legend is surprisingly smart. In the screenplay by Paul Harris Boardman and Scott Derrickson, this time a student film-maker, Amy Mayfield (Jennifer Morrison), is having grave […]

Nov, 20

Son of Fury **** (1942, Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, George Sanders, Frances Farmer, Roddy McDowall, John Carradine, Elsa Lanchester) – Classic Movie Review 4656

Director John Cromwell’s rousing 1942 romantic period adventure finds Tyrone Power and George Sanders both on top form. Power stars as young Benjamin Blake, a Victorian nobleman’s bastard son, and George Sanders plays his caddish […]

Nov, 14

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