Young Frankenstein (1974) Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Teri Garr, Peter Boyle #FILMTALK Review

Young Frankenstein is Mel Brook’s brilliant 1974 take on the Frankenstein tale, starring Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Teri Garr, Cloris Leachman and Peter Boyle as the monster, reviewed by regular FILM TALK contributor, Phil Campbell. A Film Talk classic movie review. Continue reading “Young Frankenstein (1974) Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Teri Garr, Peter Boyle #FILMTALK Review”

Genevieve (1953), Kenneth More, Dinah Sheridan, Kay Kendall, John Gregson – #FILMTALK Review

Our latest addition to the #FILMTALK top 100 films of all time (in our opinion) is Genevieve, a classic 1953 British comedy produced and directed by Henry Cornelius, starring John Gregson, Dinah Sheridan, Kenneth More and Kay Kendall as two couples who take part in the London to Brighton veteran car rally. Continue reading “Genevieve (1953), Kenneth More, Dinah Sheridan, Kay Kendall, John Gregson – #FILMTALK Review”

ZULU (1964), Stanley Baker, Michael Caine, Jack Hawkins, dir. Cy Endfield – #FILMTALK Review

Zulu is the classic 1964 British war epic telling the heroic story of the Battle of Rorke’s Drift, when a small garrison of 150 British soldiers were attacked by over 4,000 Zulu warriors during the Anglo-Zulu War in January 1879. Many of the British soldiers were sick and wounded patients in a field hospital, who, along with a contingent of Army engineers who were attempting to build a bridge, successfully held off the Zulus. Continue reading “ZULU (1964), Stanley Baker, Michael Caine, Jack Hawkins, dir. Cy Endfield – #FILMTALK Review”

REBECCA (1940), Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, Judith Anderson, George Sanders – #FILMTALK Review

Rebecca is directed by Alfred Hitchcock and based on Daphne du Maurier’s classic novel. It was Hitchcock’s first American film, and his first under contract with producer David O. Selznick. The film stars Laurence Olivier as the brooding, aristocratic widower Maxim de Winter and Joan Fontaine as the young woman who becomes his second wife, with Judith Anderson, George Sanders and Gladys Cooper in supporting roles. The film won the Oscar for Best Picture of 1940. Continue reading “REBECCA (1940), Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, Judith Anderson, George Sanders – #FILMTALK Review”