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Inspiration ** (1931, Greta Garbo, Robert Montgomery, Lewis Stone) – Classic Movie Review 5322

Producer-director Clarence Brown’s rarely shown 1931 MGM movie is a plush but uninspired romantic vehicle for the great Greta Garbo. She stars as Yvonne Valbret, a Parisian bohemian artists’ model who has to say goodbye […]

Apr, 19

Nightfall **** (1956, Aldo Ray, Brian Keith, Anne Bancroft, James Gregory, Jocelyn Brando, Frank Albertson, Rudy Bond, George Cisar) – Classic Movie Review 5216

Director Jacques Tourneur’s tense, suspenseful and involving 1956 cult classic film noir thriller is too little known. It stars Fifties screen tough guy Aldo Ray, who successfully triumphs over his unusual casting against type as […]

Mar, 29

East Side, West Side *** (1949, James Mason, Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Ava Gardner) – Classic Movie Review 5172

Despite its considerable film noir promise, Marcia Davenport’s novel about a New York high society couple does not make a very riveting basis for director Mervyn LeRoy’s glossy, operatic 1949 soap-opera movie tale of lust […]

Mar, 17

It Should Happen to You ***** (1954, Judy Holliday, Jack Lemmon, Peter Lawford) – Classic Movie Review 5092

Director George Cukor’s 1954 classic comedy stars Judy Holliday as model girl Gladys Glover, who spends $1,000 to advertise herself on a giant New York billboard in her desperate big to get famous – even […]

Mar, 01

Caravaggio **** (1986, Nigel Terry, Sean Bean, Tilda Swinton, Nigel Davenport, Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gough, Garry Cooper, Dexter Fletcher) – Classic Movie Review 4988

Writer-director Derek Jarman’s ­1986 fictionalised biographical drama stars Nigel Terry as the Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, born 1573, who lies dying in 1610 and thinks back over his life, work and love for […]

Feb, 12

Highway Dragnet ** (1954, Richard Conte, Joan Bennett, Wanda Hendrix, Reed Hadley) – Classic Movie Review 4977

Director Nathan Juran’s 1954 film noir thriller stars Richard Conte as James Henry, a US Marine hitch-hiker, a Korean War veteran, who is picked up by driving freelance magazine fashion photographer Mrs. Cummings (Joan Bennett) […]

Feb, 01

Blood Bath * (1966, William Campbell, Linda Saunders, Marissa Mathes, Sid Haig) – Classic Movie Review 4845

‘A new HIGH in BLOOD-CHILLING HORROR!’ Writer-directors Jack Hill and Stephanie Rothman’s 1966 horror film stars William Campbell, Linda [Lori] Saunders, Marissa Mathes, and Sid Haig as Abdul the Arab. This much-troubled Roger Corman produced effort […]

Jan, 04

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