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Bells Are Ringing **** (1960, Judy Holliday, Dean Martin, Fred Clark, Eddie Foy Jr, Frank Gorshin, Jean Stapleton) – Classic Movie Review 5689

In her last film, the enchanting Oscar-winning actress Judy Holliday revives her great Broadway role (with nearly 1,000 performances) as Ella Peterson, a telephonist who interferes in her callers’ affairs and falls for the playwright […]

Jul, 01

Jeffrey *** (1995, Steven Weber, Michael T Weiss, Patrick Stewart) – Classic Movie Review 5687

Director Christopher Ashley’s poignant and funny 1995 gay romantic comedy stars Steven Weber as Jeffrey and Michael T Weiss as Steve, and is based on Paul Rudnick’s play about the life and times of Richard […]

Jun, 30

Two for the Seesaw *** (1962, Robert Mitchum, Shirley MacLaine) – Classic Movie Review 5678

‘All my life I never yet been able to beat up one lousy man.’ – Gittel ‘Mosca’. Sharing good chemistry, Robert Mitchum and Shirley MacLaine shine in co-producer/ director Robert Wise’s enjoyable, though quite flimsy […]

Jun, 28

One Night Stand *** (1997, Wesley Snipes, Nastassja Kinski, Robert Downey Jr, Kyle MacLachlan) – Classic Movie Review 5434

Unfaithfully married LA ad director Max (Wesley Snipes) tries to sort out the mess of his life after he has a sexy one night stand with Karen (Nastassja Kinski) in director Mike Figgis’s well-acted and […]

May, 11

Presenting Lily Mars *** (1943, Judy Garland, Van Heflin, Fay Bainter, Richard Carlson, Marta Eggerth, Spring Byington, Bob Crosby, Tommy Dorsey) – Classic Movie Review 5182

Director Norman Taurog’s 1943 musical comes with the kudos of presenting Judy Garland, aged 19, in a cute and amiable small-time MGM show with an attempt at extra added class, which only proves a few […]

Mar, 20

The Gay Sisters *** (1942, Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Nancy Coleman, Donald Crisp, Anne Revere, Gig Young, Gene Lockhart) – Classic Movie Review 5173

Or, actually, The Gaylord Sisters. Barbara Stanwyck, Geraldine Fitzgerald and Nancy Coleman star as three sisters –Fiona, Evelyn and Susanna ‘Susie’ Gaylord  – who are in a fight to save their New York City Fifth […]

Mar, 18

Ziegfeld Girl **** (1941, James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner, Tony Martin,Philip Dorn, Dan Dailey) – Classic Movie Review 5161

MGM’s spectacular 1941 musical drama is engaging, opulently made and lavishly cast. It follows the fortunes of three plucky gals (Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr and Lana Turner), all charming, idiosyncratic beauties determined to aim for […]

Mar, 15


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