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Ben-Hur 1959

Posted on October 19th, 2014 by admin

Ben-Hur 1959

Charlton Heston is well-cast as Ben-Hur, a role that plays right to his strengths. The strained relations between Ben-Hur and Messala provide one set of themes for the story, as well as driving much of the action. Heston handles his end of it pretty well, although Stephen Boyd could have been a little less static in his portrayal of Messala.

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1943 Casablanca review

Posted on October 9th, 2014 by admin

1943 Casablanca review

The classic movie, Casablanca, was released in 1943 when it rapidly gained popularity as one of the best movies of its time. The movie of Casablanca was set out to be one of the most organized films in the world, though even some Hollywood producers still claim that it was a total train wreck.

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1957 the Bridge on the River Kwai

Posted on October 7th, 2014 by admin

1957 the Bridge on the River Kwai

In 1957, The Bridge on the River Kwai was produced and to many people’s disliking, it would turn out to be one of the most memorable movies for all time. There was so much meaning in the movie as it took the setting of WW II from 1942 to 1943 which also acted as a way to give the general public people an insight to the things that were going on in the war.

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Singin’ in the Rain 1952

Posted on October 3rd, 2014 by admin

Singin’ in the Rain 1952

That’s the basis of one of the best movies about old Hollywood of all times: “Singin’ in the Rain”. The film is one of the classics it is because of the marvelous direction of Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, two men who knew a lot about musicals. The screen play is by one of the best people in the business, Betty Comden and Adolph Green.

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Classic Movies From the 40s & 50s

1943 Casablanca review

1943 Casablanca review

The classic movie, Casablanca, was released in 1943 when it ...

1957 the Bridge on the River Kwai

In 1957, The Bridge on the River Kwai was produced ...

Classic Movies From the 60s & 70s

1965 The Sound of Music

1965 The Sound of Music

In 1965, a great classic movie, The Sound of Music, ...

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

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