Classic Movie 2019

Classic Movie Of The Week: Bull Durham (1988)

Starring: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins Director: Ron Shelton A baseball fan Annie (Sarandon) has an affair with one player of the Bulls each season and the player always goes on to have a successful career. But this season, while Annie chooses young player "Nuke" (Robbins), she finds herself at odds with experienced player… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Bull Durham (1988)

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Classic Movie Of The Week: The Nutty Professor (1963)

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Del Moore Director: Jerry Lewis Essentially a comedy Jekyll and Hyde set in a science lab, this was a Jerry Lewis film at the tail end of his popularity. Professor Julius Kelp (Lewis) is walked all over by his students, his boss, and even his mother. He decides to create… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: The Nutty Professor (1963)

Film Reviews

Dolly Month: Straight Talk (1992)

Starring: Dolly Parton, James Woods, Griffin Dunne, Michael Madsen, Teri Hatcher. Director: Barnet Kellman Shirlee (Parton) loses her job and breaks up with her boyfriend all in one day. She decides to start over in Chicago, but when she sets out to answer phones in a radio station, she's mistaken for the new advice guru,… Continue reading Dolly Month: Straight Talk (1992)

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Classic Movie Of The Week: Swing Time (1936)

  Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick, Betty Furness Director: George Stevens Lucky Garnett (Astaire) is a performer who needs money to marry his fiance (Furness). Heading to New York City to raise the funds, he stumbles across Penny (Rogers), a woman with dreams of making it as a dancer and who… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Swing Time (1936)

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Classic Movie Of The Week: The Girl Can’t Help It (1956)

Starring: Jayne Mansfield, Tom Ewell, Edmond O'Brien Director: Frank Tashlin You won't find many Jayne Mansfield movies in academic lists of classic films. Partly because she didn't make very many before she died in a car accident, and partly because her films are not considered very high brow. Many people felt that she was the… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: The Girl Can’t Help It (1956)

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105 Must See Films: It Happened One Night (1934)

Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert Director: Frank Capra When a sheltered wealthy girl secretly marries, her father tries to keep the young couple apart. But on the run from her father, the girl falls in with a reporter who helps her in return for her story. The girl is Ellie, played by the beautiful Claudette… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: It Happened One Night (1934)

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105 Must See Films: Moonstruck (1987)

Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Danny Aiello, Olympia Dukakis Director: Norman Jewison Unusual romantic comedy starring Cher as widowed accountant Loretta, who is looking for stability, not romance, in her new husband to be Johnny (Danny Aiello). But nothing goes according to plan, when she must personally invite her fiancee's estranged brother Ronny (Nicolas Cage) to… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Moonstruck (1987)