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Naughty Marietta **** (1935, Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Frank Morgan, Elsa Lanchester) – Classic Movie Review 5778

This 1935 movie of the 1910 operetta Victor Herbert (music) and Rida Johnson Young lyrics) gives Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy one of their best opportunities in the first of their series of very jolly, […]

Jul, 18

The Love Parade **** (1929, Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Lupino Lane) – Classic Movie Review 5768

Director Ernst Lubitsch’s superlative 1929 operetta stars the new musicals screen team of Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald and is filmed with the inspired Lubitsch touch at its finest. It is 1929 and the dawn of […]

Jul, 16

Husbands and Wives ** (1992, Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Sydney Pollack, Judy Davis, Juliette Lewis, Liam Neeson) – Classic Movie Review 5728

Writer-director-star Woody Allen’s 1992 mockumentary film comedy-drama report on the state of modern marriage is depressing and disappointing. It has a heavily autobiographical slant that looks embarrassing in the wake of Allen’s family troubles. However, there […]

Jul, 08

The Marrying Kind **** (1952, Judy Holliday, Aldo Ray, Madge Kennedy) – Classic Movie Review 5701

Director George Cukor’s 1952 Columbia Pictures black and white movie is an engaging bitter-sweet comedy, with laughs and serious undertones, about the marriage breakup of married couple Florence ‘Florrie’ and Chet Keefer (Judy Holliday and […]

Jul, 03

Two for the Road **** (1967, Audrey Hepburn, Albert Finney, Eleanor Bron) – Classic Movie Review 5681

‘If you want to be a duchess, be a duchess. If you want to make love, hat’s off.’ – Mark Wallace (Albert Finney). Producer-director Stanley Donen’s seemingly lightweight 1967 romantic comedy is utterly charming, ingratiating, […]

Jun, 28

Belle de Jour ***** (1967, Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli, Geneviève Page, Pierre Clémenti) – Classic Movie Review 5658

Co-writer/ director Luis Buñuel and screen-writer Jean-Claude Carrière rework the novel by Joseph Kessel and deliver one of Buñuel’s undoubted masterwork movies in this sleek and provocative 1967 drama. Catherine Deneuve is on dazzling form […]

Jun, 24

Susan and God **** (1940, Joan Crawford, Fredric March, Ruth Hussey, John Carroll, Rita Hayworth, Nigel Bruce, Bruce Cabot) – Classic Movie Review 5655

Joan Crawford takes over Gertrude Lawrence’s stage role of Susan, the gay Mrs Trexel (of the UK title), for director George Cukor’s 1940 movie of Rachel Crothers’s celebrated stage play. Crawford plays a wealthy socialite […]

Jun, 24

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