Category: Cinemas

Reviews of Celebrated films, both Classic and Contemporary

Review of “Singing In The Rain” (1952)

Rating-Approved          Comedy, Musical, Romance       MGM Studios Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds  A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.   Classic Cinema Review by Wendy: I had never put much thought into the plot…

“Stand By Me” (1986)

Title: Stand By Me Film Studio: Columbia Pictures Rating: R Genre: Adventure, Drama       Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman… Release Date: August 22, 1986 BLURB: After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the…

Review of “West Side Story” (1961)

G      Crime/Drama/Musical      MGM Starring: Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Richard Beymer … A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs. On the harsh streets of the upper west side, two gangs battle…

“West Side Story” (1961)

G      Crime/Drama/Musical      MGM Starring: Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Richard Beymer … A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs. On the harsh streets of the upper west side, two gangs battle…

“Sunset Boulevard” (1950)

Classic Cinema Review by Wendy A screenwriter is hired to rework a faded silent film star’s script only to find himself developing a dangerous relationship. Rating: Passed    Drama, Film-Noir    Paramount Pictures Starring:   William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim The movie is in black and…

“Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” (1953)

Classic Cinema Review by Wendy Showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the suspicious father of Lorelei’s fiancé, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers. Not Rated      Comedy/Musical     20th…