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Emperor of the North Pole [Emperor of the North] **** (1973, Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Keith Carradine) – Classic Movie Review 5943

This splendid 1973 movie is a spectacular, violently tough slap-up Thirties Oregon, Depression-set action thriller from producer-director Robert Aldrich, with a great script by Christopher Knopf, based partly on the books The Road by Jack London and From Coast to […]

Aug, 20

Night Passage *** (1957, James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Brandon de Wilde, Dianne Foster) – Classic Movie Review 5920

‘The Saga of the Brothers and the savagery of their blood feud!’ Director James Neilson’s 1957 Western is robust, occasionally invigorating, though in some respects obstinately ordinary. But it is strongly cast, with James Stewart […]

Aug, 15

Narrow Margin **** (1990, Gene Hackman, Anne Archer, James B Sikking, J T Walsh, M Emmet Walsh, Harris Yulin) – Classic Movie Review 5908

‘It will take you to the edge of suspense.’ Director Peter Hyams’s ultra-suspense 1990 thriller is a thrillingly exciting Nineties version of the 1952 RKO classic The Narrow Margin about a Los Angeles Deputy District […]

Aug, 13

The Return of Dracula ** (1958, Francis Lederer, Norma Eberhardt, Ray Stricklyn ) – Classic Movie Review 5818

Director Paul Landres’s 1958 chiller stars Francis Lederer as escaping Balkans vampire Bellac Gordal, who uses the passport of a Czech artist he has killed to assume his identity to go to America. There he […]

Jul, 28

The Crossing *** (1990, Russell Crowe, Robert Mammone, Danielle Spencer) – Classic Movie Review 5805

Director George Ogilvie’s 1990 Australian romance drama tells an attractive love triangle yarn. It is set in a small country town in Sixties Australia, keenly acted by the young Russell Crowe, Robert Mammone and Danielle […]

Jul, 23

The Tall Target ***½ (1951, Dick Powell, Adolphe Menjou, Paula Raymond, Marshall Thompson, Ruby Dee, Richard Rober, Will Geer) – Classic Movie Review 5696

Director Anthony Mann’s pacy, sharp, suspenseful, tension-packed 1951 train thriller is set in 1861 on a New York to Washington DC train via Baltimore. The movie stands out from the crowd in that the Tall […]

Jul, 02

Berlin Express ***½ (1948, Merle Oberon, Robert Ryan, Charles Korvin, Paul Lukas, Robert Coote) – Classic Movie Review 5695

Merle Oberon and Robert Ryan lead Jacques Tourneur’s gripping and entertaining 1948 postwar film noir espionage thriller, with a tense train setting, about an Allied group battling to save a German peace-worker diplomat abducted by […]

Jul, 02

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