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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

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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

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The Great Gatsby (1974)

A production design in search of a movie, “The Great Gatsby” is a curiously bloodless adaptation of the iconic Fitzgerald novel. Continue reading

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A Town Like Alice (1956)

This 1956 drama is a harrowing and terrific portrayal of female POWs during World War II. Too bad the central romance seems pointlessly tacked on. Continue reading

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Sink the Bismarck! (1960)

This well-done World War II film takes an almost documentary-like look at the battle to destroy the mighty German warship. Continue reading

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The Enchanted Cottage (1945)

It might have been another mushy midcentury romance if not for the way “The Enchanted Cottage” focuses on the disfigurement of WWII soldiers. Continue reading

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Beyond the Time Barrier (1960)

“Beyond the Time Barrier” is a prime example of low-budget mid-century cheese. It can only be enjoyed ironically. Continue reading

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Slap Shot (1977)

Often called one of the greatest sports comedies of all time, “Slap Shot” is the rare movie that is contemptuous of the modern state of its sport. Continue reading

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The Wraith (1986)

A strange and silly slice of Hollywood cheese, “The Wraith” is what happens when a neat idea gets run over by the ’80s. Continue reading

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The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)

A daring and bleak depiction of drug addiction and descent, “The Man with the Golden Arm” is the sort of movie that can end on a sour note but still seem hopeful. Continue reading

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