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  • The Curse of the Cat People

    The Curse of the Cat People

    ★★★★★

    Should be on everyone's holiday viewing list...

  • Christine

    Christine

    ★★★★½

    Contains the most heart-rending volunteer puppet show scenes ever filmed.

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  • The Adventures of Robin Hood

    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    ★★★★

    Irresistible entertainment and a travesty of history. But who wants to hear the truth about "Good King Richard" when Errol Flynn is there to retcon the ol' Lion-Heart into Bernie Sanders? Flynn is indisputably the star (just in case the title didn't give it away), but every member of the incredible cast gets a chance to shine (including Una O'Connor as the real hero of the tale). The DeHavilland-Flynn chemistry still burns as brightly as the Technicolor.

  • Four Daughters

    Four Daughters

    ★★★★★

    Chiefly known these days as the film that introduced John Garfield to the world (at least, the world beyond leftist New York theatre), and that's a pretty righteous claim to fame, but FOUR DAUGHTERS has a lot of other things going for it. Michael Curtiz was nearly infallible during the 1930s and early 1940s, even when he found himself working with a lacklustre script (witness his extraordinary treatment of the throwaway Perry Mason vehicle CASE OF THE CURIOUS BRIDE for…