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The Lawless **** (1950, Macdonald Carey, Gail Russell, Johnny Sands) – Classic Movie Review 5845

Director Joseph Losey spins a strong, intriguing story, and keeps his 1950 film noir drama neat, sprightly and buoyant with very solid performances, particularly Macdonald Carey, who is rarely as inspired like this. Carey plays […]

Aug, 02

Mr Klein [Monsieur Klein] **** (1976, Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Suzanne Flon, Michel Lonsdale, Louis Seigner, Juliet Berto, Francine Bergé) – Classic Movie Review 5837

Alain Delon is excellent as Monsieur Robert Klein in director Joseph Losey’s complex and fascinating film that follows the case of confused identity between a Paris art dealer and a Jew the Nazis want to […]

Jul, 31

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

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