Tag Archives: ray milland

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Aces High (1976)

Despite some thrilling World War I air combat scenes, “Aces High” fails to deliver on the ground. Continue reading

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The Lost Weekend (1945)

“The Lost Weekend” is an uncompromising look at alcoholism in an era when addiction was swept under the rug of polite society. Continue reading

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Dial M for Murder (1954)

Alfred Hitchcock loved to adapt stage mysteries for cinematic thrills, like 1954’s “Dial M for Murder.” Continue reading

Beau Geste

This 1939 classic mixes rollicking adventure with sand-strewn heartbreak, as three brothers join a Foreign Legion outpost ruled by a sadistic sergeant. Continue reading

Panic in Year Zero!

“Panic in Year Zero!” is a perfect document of the Cold War mindset of the early 1960s, when the threat of nuclear annihilation was very real. Continue reading