Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn made an impressive 9 movies together and out of those 9 "Adam's Rib" is one of the best. ...
The Barkleys of Broadway
"The Barkleys of Broadway" was the last movie which Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers made together, although originally it was ...
The Big Steal
For some reason "The Big Steal" has over the years been called film-noir, maybe technically it is but from my own definition ...
There have been many memorable boxing movies over the years, movies such as "Rocky" rank high amongst the most popular. But t...
The Fighting Kentuckian
Whilst "The Fighting Kentuckian" is an entertaining movie, partly down to seeing Oliver Hardy partner up with John Wayne, the...
The History of Mr. Polly
I've never read H.G. Wells novel from which "The History of Mr. Polly" is adapted from, in fact knowing Wells as only a write...
"Holiday Affair" from 1949 reminds me of a modern made for TV Christmas movie, not so much in story or style but for the simp...
I Was a Male War Bride
Adequate is not a bad word when describing movies because to be honest most movies are no more than adequate, plainly average...
The Inspector General
"The Inspector General" sounds right up my street; it's a comedy musical about mistaken identity and stars Danny Kaye. Sadly ...
Kind Hearts and Coronets
Considering "Kind Hearts and Coronets" was released back in 1949 it is a surprisingly daring movie for the time. I say daring...
Mighty Joe Young
It's quite interesting when you read reviews of "Mighty Joe Young" as those who are not impressed with it often say it is inf...
On the Town
The voice of Frank Sinatra, the twinkle toes of Gene Kelly and the comedy of Jules Munshin along with the equally talented Ve...
Passport to Pimlico
With the current British Government enforcing budget cuts on the UK you couldn't blame anyone for feeling a bit peeved and wi...
The Red Pony
"The Red Pony" is based upon a John Steinbeck story, in fact Steinbeck himself adapted in to the screenplay and whilst a rela...
Sands of Iwo Jima
It's over 60 years since "Sands of Iwo Jima" was released and in that time it has been heralded as one of the best WWII movie...
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
There is no denying that "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" is beautifully shot or that it features John Wayne delivering one of his ...
The Third Man
Admittedly I am not the biggest fan of film-noir and I think that comes down to when I read reviews of classic film-noir the ...
A person finds themselves at the gates of heaven and told in order to receive their wings they ...
Hands up all those who grew up and loved the wholesomeness of "The Waltons". If your hand is up...
Awe cute puppies on the DVD cover and one wearing a Santa hat, "A Golden Christmas" must be a c...
So I've watched and reviewed quite a few "Christmas Carol" movies yet up until now I have never...