Category Archives: Classics & Other Film Reviews

classics update

Classic films our members are watching:

John J. Puccio reviews Boogie Nights (1997) and The Music Man (1962)

Nathan Shumate reviews Mountain of the Cannibal God (1978)

Dennis Schwartz reviews The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

Henry Stewart reviews Bride of the Monster (1955)

Dan Jardine reviews The Killing (1956)

Roderick Heath reviews Sky West and Crooked (aka Gypsy Girl, 1966)

Marilyn Ferdinand reviews The First Legion (1951)

Ed Howard reviews For a Few Dollars More (1965)

Sean Axmaker review Streamers, Kingdom of the Spiders, and the Seventies film of Chantal Akerman (1983/1977/1970s) and Boogie Nights, Magnolia, and The Bourne Trilogy (1997/1999/2000s)

Cole Smithey reviews The Cincinnati Kid (1965)

Glenn Erickson reviews The Unsuspected (1947) and Lost Boundaries (1949)

Christopher Long reviews Chantal Akerman in the Seventies: Eclipse Series 19 (1970s) and Roberto Rossellini’s War Trilogy (1946-1948)

Mike Bracken reviews The Yakuza (1974)

David Cornelius reviews Casino Royale (1954)

classics update

Classic films our members are watching:

Tyler Foster reviews American Pie, American Pie 2, and American Wedding (1999/2001/2003)

Rob Gonsalves reviews Jazz on a Summer’s Day (1960)

MaryAnn Johanson reviews Streamers (1983)

Nathan Shumate reviews Blonde Ice (1948)

A.J. Hakari reviews The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

Dennis Schwartz reviews Reds (1981)

Sean Axmaker reviews Road House” (1948) and Husbands (1970)

Brian Orndorf reviews Ronia, The Robber’s Daughter (1984) and Stunt Rock (1978)

Ed Howard reviews The Lady and the Duke (2001), The Conformist (1970), Crime Wave (1954), and El Dorado (1966)

Roderick Health reviews Fascination (1979) and Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975; director’s cut 1998)

Marilyn Ferdinand reviews Rose Hobart (1936)

Amber Wilkinson reviews The Queen of Spades (1949)

Anton Bitel reviews Fright (1971) and Suspiria (1977)

Glenn Erickson reviews Split Second (1953), Goodbye Gemini (1970), and The Fabulous World of Jules Verne (1958)

Brian Holcomb reviews Something Evil (1972)

classics update

Classic films our members are watching:

John J. Puccio reviews The Green Berets (1968), Buck Rogers (1939), and Magnolia (1999)

Donald Levit reviews Alphaville (1965)

Steven D. Greydanus reviews The Reluctant Saint (1962)

Nathan Shumate reviews The Werewolf Reborn! (1998)

Phil Hall reviews The Great Mr. Handel (1942) and Chariots of the Gods (1970)

Dennis Schwartz reviews Period of Adjustment (1962)

Cole Smithey reviews Cabiria (1914)

Glenn Erickson reviews It’s a Great Life, Sally and Golden Dawn (1929/1930)

Robert Roten reviews The Commancheros (1961) and Sullivan’s Travels (1941)

Marilyn Ferdinand reviews Cinerama Adventure (2002)

Tim Brayton reviews 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)

classics update

Classic films our members are watching:

Brian Holcomb reviews Cruising (1980)

John J. Puccio reviews The Boy with Green Hair (1948)

Mike Phillips reviews Town Without Pity (1961) and Bootleg Film (1999)

Kevin Laforest reviews Moulin Rouge! (2001)

Glenn Erickson reviews Remember the Night (1940) and Untamed Youth (1957)

Dan Jardine reviews Fistful of Dollars, A Few Dollars More, and The Good the Bad and the Ugly (1964/1965/1966), Amarcord (1973), and Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Sean Axmaker looks at the classic “DVD Discoveries and Rediscoveries of 2009” and the classic “Ten DVD Releases That Made 2009 Great”

Roderick Heath reviews Cleopatra (1963)

Dennis Schwartz reviews Sherlock Holmes’ Fatal Hour (1931) and The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)

Cole Smithey reviews Salo (1975)

A.J. Hakari reviews Female Yakuza Tale (1973), Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932), and The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

Marilyn Ferdinand reviews Gosford Park (2001)

Michael E. Grost reviews Rio Bravo (1959) and Great Day in the Morning (1956)

Gabe reviews Pickpocket (1959)

classics update

Classic films our members are watching:

A.J. Hakari reviews Army of Darkness (1992), Cabaret (1972), Christmas in Connecticut (1945), A Christmas Story (1983), Dracula (1931 Spanish version), Sex & Fury (1973), and Samurai Spy (1965)

John J. Puccio reviews A Walk in the Sun (1945) and The Canterville Ghost (1944)

Glenn Erickson reviews The Next Voice You Hear… (1950)

Rich Cline reviews The Queen of Spades (1949)

Dan Jardine reviews African Queen (1951), Maltese Falcon (1941), and It’s a Wonderful Life (1941)

Dennis Schwartz reviews Radio Days (1987)

Michael E. Grost reviews Great Day in the Morning (1956)

Roderick Heath reviews Black Christmas (1974)

Steve Biodrowski reviews Scrooge (1951)

classics update

Classic films our members are watching:

Phil Hall reviews Show Boat (1936), Flying Padre (1951), Hello, Dolly! (1969), and Ginevra’s Story (1999)

Ed Howard reviews Dead Man (1995) and Bad Lieutenant (1992)

Mike Phillips reviews Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)

Glenn Erickson reviews Angel Baby (1961), Mission to Moscow (1943), and Gimme Shelter (1970)

Cole Smithey reviews Casablanca (1942)

John Nesbit reviews Keep Walking (1983)

Sean Axmaker reviews Miracle on 34th Street (1947) and Miss Mend (1926)

Dennis Schwartz reviews The Return of Dr. X (1939)

classics update

Classic films our members are watching:

John Puccio reviews The Green Mile (1999)
Donald Levit reviews Araya (1959) and The Spanish Earth and  The 400 Million (1937/1939)
Dennis Schwartz reviews Murder Ahoy (1964) and Several Friends (1969)
Roderick Heath reviews Venus in Furs (1969)
Rob Gonsalves reviews The Truck (1977)
MaryAnn Johanson reviews Amarcord (1973)

classics update

Classic films our members are watching:

Amber Wilkinson reviews Robinson’s Place (Du Cote De Robinson) (1963) and Santa Claus Has Blue Eyes (Le père Noël a les yeux bleus) (1966)

William Goss reviews Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) and Purple Rain and Stunt Rock (1984/1978)

Dennis Schwartz reviews It’s A Great Feeling (1949), LA Without A Map (1998), Songwriter (1984), Kid Galahad (1937), Scott of the Arctic (1948), Death in the Garden (1956), Psychomania (1973), The Belle of New York (1952), The Kill (1952), The Robot vs. the Aztec Mummy (1958), and The Myth of Fingerprints (1997)

Glenn Erickson reviews Macario (1960), My Brilliant Career (1979), and The General (1926)

John J. Puccio reviews Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Blu-ray Ultimate Edition) (2001) and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Blu-ray Ultimate Edition) (2002)

Ed Howard reviews Sabotage (1936), The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932), and Lawrence of Arabia (1962) (with Jason Bellamy)

Matthew Aeldun Smith reviews Le combat dans l’île (1962)

Marilyn Ferdinand reviews The Threepenny Opera (Die 3 Groschen-Oper (1931)

Gabe Leibowitz reviews To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) and Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)

Chris Barsanti reviews Homicide (1991)

John A. Nesbit reviews Monsoon Wedding (2001) and North by Northwest (1959)

Jeffrey Chen reviews Monkeybone (2001)

Cole Smithey reviews Citizen Kane (1941)

James Kendrick reviews Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989) and Downhill Racer (1969)

Sean Axmaker A World Apart (1988), Ladies of Leisure (1930), The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939), Gimme Shelter (1970), and the films of Lisandro Alonso (2001-2008)

Donald J. Levit reviews Intolerance (1916)

classics update

Classic films our members are watching:

Nathan Shumate reviews Sting of Death (1966) and Jungle Holocaust (1977)

Kevin Laforest reviews Dogville (2003)