Movie Review: Magic (1978)


Magic (1978)
Directed by Richard Attenborough
Starring Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Ed Lauter

While most of American learned who Anthony Hopkins was from his Oscar winning performance in Silence of the Lambs (1991), it was with this film that I became of aware of not only the actor, but just how talented he was. In fact, when this movie came out, the first night the trailer showed up on television, the networks had a ton of complaints from people that were terrified by it. As the poster states, this is a “terrifying love story”, and this just what it is, but brought to life by talented actors. Continue reading

Movie Review: 10 Rillington Place

10 Rillington Place10 Rillington Place (1971)
Directed by Richard Fleischer
Starring Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, John Hurt, Pat Heywood, Isobel Black

Being a fan of horror movies for over 40 decades, one would think that “we’ve seen it all”. But that is not even close to being true. In fact, not only is there plenty of movies that I still need to see, there are still a ton of titles out there that I’ve probably not even heard! And while most of them probably aren’t the greatest, there are some out there that are truly amazing pieces of cinema. The kind that after you watch it, you wonder just how in the hell have you never even heard of this movie, let alone seen it before. 10 Rillington Place is a prime example of this.

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