The Jolson Story

The Jolson Story (1946) starring Larry Parks, William Demerest, Evelyn Keyes
movie review of “The Jolson Story”, a fictionalized account of the life story of Al Jolson, played by Larry Parks (with the actual singing done by Al Jolson himself) with loads of music, and a massive success when it was released.
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The Big Sleep

Editorial review of The Big Sleep, starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Martha Vickers directed by Howard Hawks courtesy of Amazon.com Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall made screen history together more than once, but they were never more popular than in this 1946 adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s novel, directed...
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To Have and Have Not

To Have and Have Not, a Howard Hawks film starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall
movie review of To Have and Have Not (1944) starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan Help the Free French? Not world-weary gunrunner Harry Morgan (Humphrey Bogart). But he changes his mind when a sultry siren-in-distress named Marie asks, “Anybody got a match?” That red-hot match is Bogart...
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The African Queen

The African Queen - Katharine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart
At the start of World War 1, German imperial troops burn down Reverend Samuel Sayer’s mission in Africa. He is overtaken with disappointment and passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose Sayer (Hepburn) buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, a tired...
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Royal Wedding

Royal Wedding (1951) starring Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford, Sarah Churchill
Movie review of Royal Wedding (1951) starring Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford, Sarah Churchill Tom and Ellen Bowen (Fred Astaire and Jane Powell) are a brother and sister dance duo invited to perform in London during the same time that Princess Elizabeth and Prince Phillip are to...
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Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) By: The Masked Reviewer
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) By: The Masked Reviewer The movie begins on a full moon in a graveyard, with two grave robbers robbing Larry Talbot’s tomb. Too bad werewolves don’t die. Larry wakes up in a hospital 40 miles away, with a severe head injury. He...
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Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow

Next Avengers - Heroes of Tomorrow
review of Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow(2008) Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow is set in a possible dystopian future of the Marvel Comics universe, where the  Avengers arch foe, the robotic Ultron, has succeeded in finally defeating the Avengers, killing most of them, and taking control of half...
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Broadway Melody of 1938

Broadway Melody of 1938 - Robert Taylor, Eleanor Powell, Buddy Ebsen, Billy Gilbert, Judy Garland
movie review of Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937), starring Robert Taylor, Eleanor Powell, Buddy Ebsen, Billy Gilbert, Judy Garland Synopsis of Broadway Melody of 1938 Steve Raleigh (Robert Taylor) wants to produce a show on Broadway. He finds a financial backer, Herman Whipple as well as a dancing...
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Young Mr. Lincoln

Young Mr. Lincoln (1939) starring Henry Fonda, directed by John Ford
Young American master director John Ford crafts a fictionalized account of ten years in the life of Abraham Lincoln (magnificently portrayed by Henry Fonda), before he became known to the world Young Mr. Lincoln (1939) starring Henry Fonda, directed by John Ford
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