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Glitter * (2001, Mariah Carey, Max Beesley, Eric Benét) – Classic Movie Review 5886

Let us begin by quoting dialogue from a 2001 episode of TV’s Will and Grace. ‘How bad is it?’ ‘Mariah Carey in Glitter bad!’ Director Vondie Curtis-Hall’s 2001 music drama is a very bad film, but […]

Aug, 09

The Rite [Riten] **** (1969, Ingrid Thulin, Anders Ek, Gunnar Björnstrand) – Classic Movie Review 5656

Writer-director Ingmar Bergman’s insightful 1969 Swedish film is a provocative, complex, and highly personal piece of work that focuses on a famous acting troupe charged with obscenity after one of their performances. It was made for […]

Jun, 24

Gifted ***½ (2017, Chris Evans, Mckenna Grace, Lindsay Duncan, Octavia Spencer, Jenny Slate) – Movie Review

Mmm, nice, we get the sweet and soft side of Captain America (that would be Chris Evans) in this gentle and appealing heart-tugger, neatly handled by director Marc Webb and tastily written by writer and Tom Flynn. […]

Jun, 24

Honey *** (2003, Jessica Alba, David Moscow, Mekhi Phifer) – Classic Movie Review 5651

Jessica Alba fresh from the 2000-2002 TV series Dark Angel is a peach as Honey Daniels, a sexy and feisty young dance instructor who starts a hip-hop class for ghetto kids. She is star spotted […]

Jun, 21

Nadine *** (1987, Kim Basinger, Jeff Bridges, Rip Torn, Gwen Verdon, Glenne Headly, Jerry Stiller) – Classic Movie Review 5571

A murder brings together rowing married partners Nadine and Vernon Hightower (played by Kim Basinger and Jeff Bridges) in writer-director Robert Benton’s scatty 1987 screwball comedy thriller helped a lot by the bright and lively […]

Jun, 10

Pièges [Personal Column] **** (1939, Maurice Chevalier, Pierre Renoir, Marie Déa, Erich von Stroheim) – Classic Movie Review 5517

Hollywood director Robert Siodmak’s 1939 last French film is a striking romantic thriller starring Maurice Chevalier as Robert Fleury, a charming singing nightclub owner but prime suspect in a serial murder case. Someone is bumping […]

May, 29

Baywatch * (2017, Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Kelly Rohrbach, Alexandra Daddario) – Movie Review

Dwayne Johnson stars as hard-man lifeguard Mitch Buchannon, who clashes with brash, conceited new beach boy recruit Matt Brody (Zac Efron). But then together they uncover a criminal plot by drugs villainess Victoria Leeds (Priyanka Chopra). Yes […]

May, 23


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