Classic Movie Watchlist 2018

Classic Movie Of The Week: The Wrong Man (1956)

Starring: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle Director: Alfred Hitchcock A jazz musician, Manny (Fonda) finds himself accused of robbing an insurance firm. When he's arrested, he does everything he can to cooperate with the police, which only makes them more convinced that he's guilty. The massive pressure to prove his innocence starts to affect… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: The Wrong Man (1956)

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Classic Movie Of The Week: Once Upon A Time In China (1991)

Starring: Jet Li, Biao Yuen, Rosamund Kwan Director: Hark Tsui This is the film that catapulted Jet Li to international fame, and also managed to spawn itself several popular sequels. I riot of colour, action and convoluted plot points, Once Upon A Time in China is a martial arts classic. Set in the late 1800's in… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Once Upon A Time In China (1991)

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Classic Movie Of The Week: High Plains Drifter (1973)

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill Director: Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood's second film as director, following years of starring in spaghetti westerns, is a highly unusual twist on the genre. Lagos is a town under siege. Three outlaws are about to be released from prison, and intend to return to the town to have… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: High Plains Drifter (1973)

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105 Must Watch Films: The Natural (1984)

Starring: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger Director: Barry Levinson This sweet film starring Robert Redford is a lovely, uplifting piece of nostalgia and romance. Roy Hobbs (Redford) is a man with a gift for baseball, and has big plans for the future with his girlfriend Iris (Close), all of which come crashing… Continue reading 105 Must Watch Films: The Natural (1984)

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105 Must See Films: McCabe And Mrs Miller (1971)

Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie Director: Robert Altman Card hustling McCabe (Beatty) finds himself in the small mining town of Prebyterian Church (yes, that's the name of the tiny town), and sets himself up as a small time pimp, until he teams up with the business savvy but opium smoking Mrs Miller (Christie), who improves… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: McCabe And Mrs Miller (1971)

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105 Must See Films: LA Confidential (1997)

Starring: Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger, Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito Director: Curtis Hanson A twisting tale of lies, corruption and organised crime in 1950's Hollywood. The film has an ensemble cast, with a cop who wants to help people (Crowe) even if he has to break rules to do it, a cop who wants… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: LA Confidential (1997)