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Movie Classics

Back To Bataan

During his career as one of the most iconic actors in film history, John Wayne many films that stirred morale and patriotic spirit in America. Back To Bataan is just one of these. More…

Back To Bataan
The Great Garrick

James Whale shows us he could do much more just than make horror movies, with this delightful period comedy from 1937 starring Brian Aherne and Olivia de Havilland. More…

The Great Garrick
Staircase

Stanley Donen’s comedy drama about an ageing gay couple is a genuine hidden treasure. It’s bitchily hilarious, unsuccessfully masking its genuine understanding. More…

Staircase
Ten North Frederick

Based on John O’Hara’s novel and starring Gary Cooper, Ten North Frederick is a bittersweet tale about moral values and their decline in a society where they’re most needed. More…

Ten North Frederick
Mr. Deeds Goes To Town

Frank Capra’s 1936 classic, starring Gary Cooper as Longfellow Deeds, is a great example of how you can still be a good person, even if you’re surrounded by vultures. More…

Mr. Deeds Goes To Town
Paths Of Glory

In his 1957 anti-war film Paths Of Glory, Stanley Kubrick gives us one moment, one simple display of pure, breathtakingly simple human emotion that’s humbling to witness. More…

Paths Of Glory
From Here To Eternity

Often mentioned because of its beach scene, or as the film which won Sinatra an Academy Award, there are a few more reasons why this film is one to keep coming back to. More…

From Here To Eternity
Nowhere To Go

One of the final films from Ealing Studios, this is like one of their pitch black comedies but without a laughs; an especially bleak film noir about a man on the run. More…

Nowhere To Go
The Ladykillers

Alexander Mackendrick’s wonderful pitch black comedy about a gang of nefarious crooks committing a robbery from the home of the sweet-as-can-be old lady Mrs Wilberforce. More…

The Ladykillers
Some Like It Hot

As a remake of the 1935 French movie, Fanfare d’Amour, Billy Wilder’s raucous cross-dressing comedy Some Like It Hot remains an all out classic that’ll never be forgotten. More…

Some Like It Hot
It’s A Wonderful Life

James Stewart stars in a tale of a small town man, shown by a guardian angel how his friends and family would have fared without him. The Christmas film to end them all. More…

It’s A Wonderful Life
Meet Me In St. Louis

Have yourself a merry little Christmas this year with one of cinema’s greatest icons, Judy Garland, starring in MGM’s classic Technicolor musical, Meet Me In St. Louis. More…

Meet Me In St. Louis
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

I never finished watching Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as a child. With a character like the Child Catcher, wouldn’t you be scared too? I decided to give it another try. More…

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Mary Poppins

This 1964 musical, starring Julie Andrews as the perfect nanny, is simply supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, despite its mixed messages on gender issues. More…

Mary Poppins
Peeping Tom

Martin Scorsese once said that by studying Peeping Tom you can discover everything about people who make films, or at least people who express themselves through films. More…

Peeping Tom

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