Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962) Classic Movie Review 103

Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962)

  This is a very sad, sort of buddy movie. The guys never had a chance. Today’s movie is Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962). This movie tells the story of a boxer, his trainer, and his manager. The boxer is the primary character. Actor Anthony Quinn shot this film during…

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The Maltese Falcon (1941) Classic Movie Review 100

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

  Today is a major milestone, 100 Episodes. I want to thank you for all the support that you have given me as I have endeavored to produce this podcast. So, as I did for Episode 25, I will go with a Humphrey Bogart film. Today’s movie is a film…

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The Big Heat (1953) Classic Movie Review 99

The Big Heat (1953)

  Welcome to today’s show, The Big Heat (1953) is a classic film noir directed by Fritz Lang and starring Glenn Ford as a good cop and Gloria Grahame as a b-girl. Actors Glenn Ford plays the lead role of honest Det. Sgt. Dave Bannion. Ford was first covered in Episode…

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Brute Force (1947) Classic Movie Review 93

Brute Force (1947)

  Today’s movie is the film noir Brute Force (1947). It tells the tale of a group of prisoners that tell their story using a pin-up picture in their cell. It is noted that the inspiration and violence in this movie is in direct response to the Battle of Alcatraz,…

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I Want to Live! (1958) Classic Movie Review 92

I Want to Live! (1958)

  Today’s movie is I Want to Live! (1958). It is a gritty film noir that focuses almost exclusively on the female part of the story. The main character can be described as a femme fatale as she only brought down herself. This movie is driven by a lively jazz…

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Laura (1944) Classic Movie Review 91

Laura (1944)

  Welcome to today’s show, Laura (1944), my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunesor follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to classicmovierev.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Remember this show…

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Double Indemnity (1944) Classic Movie Review 90

Double Indemnity (1944)

Welcome to today’s show, Double Indemnity (1944), my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to classicmovierev.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Remember this…

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Ace in the Hole (1951) Classic Movie Review 89

Ace in the Hole (1951)

  Welcome to today’s show, Ace in the Hole (19510), my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to classicmovierev.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie…

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