Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "love triangle"

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Flesh and the Devil ****½ (1927, John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson) – Classic Movie Review 5326

This famous 1927 silent movie is the first of seven Greta Garbo films directed by Clarence Brown and first of four with her beloved favourite co-star, John Gilbert. Garbo stars as Felicitas, who seduces various […]

Apr, 20

La Symphonie Pastorale [Pastoral Symphony] **** (1946, Michèle Morgan, Pierre Blanchar, Jean Desailly, Line Noro) – Classic Movie Review 4804

Michèle Morgan was the first ever winner of the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival in 1946 for co-writer/ director Jean Delannoy’s moving adaptation of André Gide’s gloomy romantic novella Two Symphonies. Michèle […]

Dec, 22

All the Brothers Were Valiant *** (1953, Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger, Ann Blyth) – Classic Movie Review 4654

Director Richard Thorpe’s 1953 sea-faring adventure saga stars Stewart Granger and Robert Taylor as valiant sailing ship brothers Mark and Joel Shore, working in the fishing business, and is set against a backdrop of the […]

Nov, 14

How Do You Know ** (2010, Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, Paul Rudd, Jack Nicholson) – Classic Movie Review 4609

Reese Witherspoon flops as over-the-hill star softball player Lisa (she’s 30) taking stock of her life after being dumped from the team and fretting over which of her two men she should choose. The choice is […]

Nov, 08

The Thing Called Love *** (1993, River Phoenix, Samantha Mathis, Dermot Mulroney, Sandra Bullock) – Classic Movie Review 4558

Director Peter Bogdanovich’s 1993 romantic comedy drama, with country music and a love triangle, is the 13th and last completed film of River Phoenix before his untimely death at the age of only 23. Phoenix plays […]

Oct, 29

Blue Skies ***½ (1946, Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Joan Caulfield) – Classic Movie Review 4365

Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby both pursue Joan Caulfield in Paramount’s likeable, if run-of-the-mill 1946 backstage musical, lifted up high by 22 Irving Berlin songs. Everyone who loves vintage musicals will be in seventh heaven when Astaire astoundingly […]

Sep, 14

Saadia *** (1953, Cornel Wilde, Mel Ferrer, Rita Gam, Wanda Rotha) – Classic Movie Review 3495

Modern medicine meets its match in traditional Moroccan magic when the French doctor Henrik (Mel Ferrer) falls for a wild, strange local Arab girl called Saadia (Rita Gam) whom he saves from sickness and the […]

Mar, 23

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