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5 yaps

The Verdict (1982)

If there’s a greater actor in a better role than Paul Newman in “The Verdict,” I haven’t met it. Continue reading

4.5 yaps

From Here to Eternity (1953)

Best remembered for that iconic kiss on the beach, “From Here to Eternity” actually belongs to Montgomery Clift and his bold, sideways performance. Continue reading

4.5 yaps

The Champ (1979)

“The Champ” may be a weepie, but it’s a damn fine one — with a performance from Ricky Schroder that becomes the crownbearer for Best Child Acting Ever. Continue reading

3.5 yaps

Brian’s Song (1971)

The iconic buddy weepie contains some splendid acting for a TV movie, but the storytelling hasn’t held up well with the years. Continue reading

2 yaps

Darby’s Rangers (1958)

Never have I seen a military drama so done in by sex. Romance is not a recurring distraction in “Darby’s Rangers”; the battle scenes interrupt the mush. Continue reading