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Classic Cinema

Abbott and Costello: Meet Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde / Meet The Killer (1953)

7.6/10
Director: Charles Lamont
Starring: Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Boris Karloff

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello are 18th century American detectives in London chasing down the literary legend played by Boris Karloff. / Two employees o... Read more

Abbott and Costello: Meet the Keystone Kops / In the Foreign Legion (1954)

7.6/10
Director: Charles Lamont
Starring: Lynn Bari, Lou Costello, Fred Clark, Bud Abbott

A & C are in the movie business circa 1912 this time. In between pies in the face, there's a wild chase complete with the famous Keystone Kops. Mac Se... Read more

Abraham Lincoln (1930)

5.8/10
Director: D W Griffith
Starring: Kay Hammond, Walter Huston

Abraham Lincoln was voted number two of the ten best films of 1930, heralding the comeback to movie-making by one of the world's leading pioneers - D.... Read more

Ace in the Hole (1951)

8.2/10
Director: Billy Wilder
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling

Aka 'The Big Carnival'. Billy Wilder's biting, ahead-of-its-time commentary on the sensationalized nature of the news media stars Kirk Douglas as a st... Read more

Across the Bridge (1957)

7.3/10
Director: Ken Annakin
Starring: Bernard Lee, Rod Steiger, Marla Landi, David Knight, Noel Willman

Based on a novel by Graham Greene, this compelling crime drama stars Rod Steiger as an embezzling financier who flees to Mexico to avoid capture. Stei... Read more

Across the Pacific (1942)

6.9/10
Director: John Huston
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet

John Huston reunites with his 'Maltese Falcon' cast in this lively espionage drama originally focused on a Japanese invasion of Hawaii until real life... Read more

Act of Violence / Mystery Street (1950)

Director: Fred Zinnemann, John Sturges
Starring: Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, Ricardo Montalban, Sally Forrest, Elsa Lanchester

This film noir double feature includes Fred Zinnemann's dark drama about a crippled G.I. stalking the commander that betrayed him in 'Act of Violence'... Read more

Action in the North Atlantic (1943)

7/10
Director: Lloyd Bacon
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Dane Clark, Alan Hale, Raymond Massey, Julie Bishop

Humphrey Bogart and freighter captain Raymond Massey head the crew of the S.S. Seawitch as they match tactics with U-boats and the Luftwaffe. A tense... Read more

Adam's Rib (1949)

7.6/10
Director: George Cukor
Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Tom Ewell, Judy Holliday

Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn in one of their all-time great appearances as married attorneys who find themselves on opposite sides of a murder... Read more

Adventures Of Don Juan (1948)

7/10
Director: Vincent Sherman
Starring: Errol Flynn, Viveca Lindfors, Robert Douglas

En garde! This was Flynn's first swashbuckler in over nine years. The story of the great lover, Don Juan, coming to the rescue of his Queen. Winner of... Read more