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BEYOND THE FOREST   1949
2016-10-24 21:07
Rosa Moline is discontented and doesn’t care who knows it. Rosa (Bette Davis) is the bored and restless wife of dull-but-decent general practitioner Lewis Moline (Joseph Cotton), the o… Read More
THE TOWERING INFERNO    1974
2016-10-09 05:08
"Did you leave a cigarette burning?"Here in L.A. one of our tallest downtown skyscrapers has an attraction which allows visitors to travel from the 70th to 69thfloor by way of a clear glass… Read More
THE NIGHT DIGGER    1971
2016-09-29 04:54
In the little-known (but much-beloved by me) psychological thriller The Night Digger (The Road Builder in the UK), Patricia Neal portrays Maura Prince, a 43-year-old recovering stroke victim… Read More
VALENTINO      1977
2016-09-22 10:39
“But if you’ve got the story, why do you want the truth?”Though the question is asked of a newspaper reporter by a character in this, Ken Russell’s 11th feature film… Read More
THE HEIRESS    1949
2016-09-02 22:54
“I’m sure you recognize this lovely melody as ‘Stranger in Paradise.’ But did you know that the original theme is from the ‘Polovtsian Dance No. 2’ by Bor… Read More
BLOODLINE         1979
2016-08-30 23:45
I think one of the main reasons Wait Until Dark was so upsetting to me as a kid was because the person at the receiving end of Alan Arkin’s homicidal abuse was Audrey Hepburn. MY Audre… Read More
ONCE IS NOT ENOUGH   1975
2016-08-26 02:24
The short-lived Jaqueline Susann #1 bestseller book-to-film trilogy train ground to a wheezy and sluggish halt with 1975’s Once is Not Enough. The film adaptions of Valley of the Dolls… Read More
X, Y & ZEE                          1972
2016-08-14 22:17
Warning: Spoiler Alert. This is a critical essay, not a review, so plot points are revealed for the purpose of discussion.She’s at that awkward age. Seventies-era Elizabeth Taylor, tha… Read More
LIZARD IN A WOMAN'S SKIN    1971
2016-08-14 00:54
Would I pay good money to see a film titled Lizard in a Woman’s Skin? Yes!Were I were a producer, would I invest in a movie called Lizard in a Woman’s Skin? Yes!!If they gave Osc… Read More
BERSERK!     1967
2016-07-29 09:21
This repost of an earlier essay is part of The Joan Crawford Blogathon hosted by The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood.  Visit the site for more posts from participating blog… Read More

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