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Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla * (1952, Bela Lugosi, Duke Mitchell, Sammy Petrillo) – Classic Movie Review 5659

Bela Lugosi stars as tropical island scientist Dr Zabor, who turns the first half of the comedy team Duke Mitchell and Sammy Petrillo into a gorilla, played by Ramona the Chimp, after they have fallen […]

Jun, 24

Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen * (2004, Lindsay Lohan, Adam Garcia, Carol Kane, Glenne Headly, Megan Fox, Alison Pill) – Classic Movie Review 5579

Welsh director Sara Sugarman’s first big-studio movie is aimed at 14-year-old girls, as Lindsay Lohan plays crazy teen Mary Elizabeth Steppe, aka Lola, who relocates from the sophisticated Big Apple to suburban New Jersey. There […]

Jun, 10

Nadja **** (1994, Elina Löwensohn, Peter Fonda, Nic Ratner, Karl Geary, Jack Lotz) – Classic Movie Review 5572

Writer-director Michael Almereyda’s 1994 thriller is a rather splendid, low-budget modern-day vampire movie, filmed by Jim Denault in glowing black and white, with the statuesque Elina Löwensohn as the lovely Nadja, Dracula’s daughter, who steals […]

Jun, 10

The Switch *** (2010, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Patrick Wilson, Jeff Goldblum, Juliette Lewis) – Classic Movie Review 5531

Jennifer Aniston may be starring – and she is her usual delightfully capable, appealing self. But it is Jason Bateman, in a warm, funny, natural and subtle performance who is the making of directors Josh Gordon and Will […]

Jun, 01

Date Night ** (2010, Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Wahlberg) – Classic Movie Review 5529

It’s time we had a really good comedy thriller again – it’s just this isn’t it. Likeable Steve Carell and Tina Fey have the right funny stuff as Phil and Claire Foster, an over-busy New […]

Jun, 01

The Dark Corner **** (1946, Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix, Mark Stevens, Kurt Kreuger, Cathy Downs) – Classic Movie Review 5514

Mark Stevens stars in director Henry Hathaway’s tough-edged 1946 black-and-white film noir as Bradford Galt, a hard-nosed private detective with a record as an ex-con, who is set up for a homicide charge when an old enemy […]

May, 29

Hi, Mom! **** (1970, Robert De Niro, Charles Durning, Allen Garfield) – Classic Movie Review 5376

Writer-director Brian De Palma’s 1970 black comedy is a sequel to his 1968 Greetings, with Robert De Niro starring again, reprising his character of Jon Rubin as a Vietnam vet and maker of porn movies, who […]

May, 01


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