Tag Archives: Charlton Heston

The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965) Reviewed by Anita *****

I love a movie with intermission and this one has it. The Agony and the Ecstasy is a biographical novel made into an epic film written by the American author Irving Stone. The docudrama is the telling of true story … Continue reading

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Michael York as D’Artagnan in “The Four Musketeers” (1974) – reviewed by George

Last week Richard Lester’s Musketeers movie had a perfectly good ending, but here is the second half of the story. D’Artagnan is being inducted into the King’s Musketeers in a ceremony performed in front of King Louis XIII (Jean Pierre … Continue reading

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Michael York as D’Artagnan in “The Three Musketeers” (1973) – reviewed by George

As you would expect from director Richard Lester, while the book is followed, a lot of humor is injected into the proceedings. This is an adventure-comedy version. It starts with a really rough fencing (or dueling) lesson from father to … Continue reading

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Charlton Heston is Sherlock Holmes in “The Crucifer of Blood” (1991) – reviewed by George

Not your usual “Sign of Four”; the story has been reworked rather astoundingly. Mary Morstan is now Irene St. Claire (Susannah Harker), though she and Watson still fall for each other despite the considerable difference in their ages; there is … Continue reading

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Touch of Evil (1958) – reviewed by George

More than a touch, this is a whole lot of evil. The story is basically about police corruption, and one particular corrupt cop, who clings to the “justification” that the people he framed¬†(and the people he is currently framing)¬†were guilty. … Continue reading

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