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Cry Freedom **** (1987, Kevin Kline, Penelope Wilton, Denzel Washington) – Classic Movie Review 5758

Producer-director Richard Attenborough’s stirring and important social conscience 1987 real-life thriller stars Kevin Kline as Donald Woods, chief editor of the liberal newspaper Daily Dispatch, who is forced to escape from South Africa with his […]

Jul, 14

Texas Lady ** (1955, Claudette Colbert, Barry Sullivan, Ray Collins, Gregory Walcott, James Bell, Horace McMahon) – Classic Movie Review 5478

‘WOMANLY WILES WERE HER WEAPONS!’ Director Tim Whelan’s 1955 Western has a surprise star in Claudette Colbert, who plays Prudence Webb, a determined woman who gambles with riverboat gambler Chris Mooney (Barry Sullivan) to pay […]

May, 19

Greetings ***½ (1968, Robert De Niro, Jonathan Warden, Gerrit Graham, Richard Hamilton, Megan McCormick, Allen Garfield) – Classic Movie Review 5377

Co-writer-director Brian De Palma’s 1968 satirical comedy stands out as an early collaboration with star Robert De Niro in a one-moment-in-time story about three Vietnam War draft evaders (Jonathan Warden as Paul Shaw, Gerrit Graham […]

May, 01

Absence of Malice **** (1981, Paul Newman, Sally Field, Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon, Luther Adler, Barry Primus, Josef Sommer) – Classic Movie Review 5036

Producer-director Sydney Pollack’s complex and satisfying 1981 thriller stars Sally Field as naive but well-meaning newshound reporter Megan Carter, who is tricked by the FBI into framing Miami liquor wholesaler Mike Gallagher (Paul Newman) with […]

Feb, 20

Forbidden *** (1932, Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, Ralph Bellamy) – Classic Movie Review 4975

Co-writer/ director Frank Capra’s 1932 love-triangle romantic drama stars Barbara Stanwyck as librarian Lulu Smith, who takes a cruise to Cuba and becomes lawyer Bob Grover (Adolphe Menjou)’s lover. He turns out to be a […]

Feb, 01

Front Page Story *** (1953, Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Allan, Eva Bartok, Derek Farr) – Classic Movie Review 4906

Jack Hawkins stars as a workaholic newspaper editor who faces an endless series of trials, tribulations and troubles. Among them are which story to hold the front page for, a wife (Elizabeth Allan) who wants […]

Jan, 18

Seven Chances **** (1925, Buster Keaton, Ruth Dwyer, T Roy Barnes, Snitz Edwards) – Classic Movie Review 4532

Producer/ director/ star Buster Keaton’s clever and hilarious, classic silent comedy showcases a stressed-out Buster as nearly bankrupt financial broker Jimmie Shannon, who has to find himself a spouse within a few hours to receive […]

Oct, 25


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