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1930s classic films


Gone with the Wind 1939 film review

Gone with the Wind 1939

During American Civil War young woman, Scarlett O’Hara, has to face the difficult choices to keep her family estate, Tara. Throughout her life we see how war changed the South forever.

Stagecoach 1939 film review

Stagecoach 1939

In the face of danger from the Indian the passengers of a stagecoach have to prove what kind of people they really are, but will they pass the test with flying colors?



1940s classic films


Casablanca 1942 film review

Casablanca 1942

Cynical owner of nightclub is surprised by visit of a woman he passionately loved, but who left him without explanation. Now he has to make some tough decisions.

The Great Dictator 1940 film review

The Great Dictator 1940

The film tells the story of the dictator Hynkel, who rules the fictitious country of Tomania, and prepares with his ally Benzino Napaloni an invasion of neighbouring country Austerlich. There is a barber in Tomania, who is dictator’s doppelgänger...



1950s classic films


12 Angry Men 1957 film review

12 Angry Men 1957

After hearing the evidence twelve jurors are closed in a room, where they will decide the fate of a young Latino suspected of killing his father. The verdict seems to be quite obvious, but only to eleven of the jurors...

Bridge on the River Kwai 1957 film review

Bridge on the River Kwai 1957

British prisoners in Malaya are forced to build the railway bridge, but their officer refuses to accept the ruthless approach of Colonel Saito towards his men.



1960s classic films


Beauty of the Day 1967 film review

Beauty of the Day 1967

Severine, a bored wife of a doctor, decides to change something in her life. She chooses to become a prostitute.

They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? 1969 film review

They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? 1969

During the Great Depression dance marathon is organized - the contestants have their own reasons for taking part. But who will be the winner?



1970s classic films


The Sting 1973 film review

The Sting 1973

Two petty crooks plan to take revenge on the gangster responsible for death of their friend. And they do it the only way they know - by preparing a swindle.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest 1975 film review

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest 1975

Criminal McMurphy tries to go avoid being sent to prison by faking mental illness. When he arrives to the institution he learns that even despite the strict rigor he can be himself.



1980s classic films


Without a Clue 1988 film review

Without a Clue 1988

Tired of Sherlock Holmes, Doctor Watson is about to end their cooperation. And why not, he created the character of Sherlock Holmes...

The Shining 1980 film review

The Shining 1980

Jack with his wife and son move in winter to a completely deserted hotel in the mountains. Jack has to take care of the building, but the gloomy atmosphere around seems to have a negative impact on him.



1990s classic films


Forrest Gump 1994 film review

Forrest Gump 1994

Forrest Gump is not beautiful, he is not smart, he has no particular talents except for one, which distinguishes him from other people - his honest, naive and contagious goodness.

Philadelphia 1993 film review

Philadelphia 1993

Successful lawyer discovers that he is HIV positive. No one at work knew that he is homosexual, but when symptoms become visible is suddenly fired for incompetence. He decides to sue his employers.



2000s classic films


Ju-On: The Grudge 2002 film review

Ju-On: The Grudge 2002

Young social worker visits house of Tokunaga family only to find that there is something within these walls that remembers the old grudges.

Blood Diamond  2006 film review

Blood Diamond 2006

When arm dealer Archer learns about the hidden huge pink diamond he sets out across the Sierra Leone torn by civil war to get it.



2010s classic films


Black Swan  2010 film review

Black Swan 2010

Talented ballet dancer is given a chance of her lifetime to play the main part in Swan Lake. But the part will require not only the skills, but also the right state of mind.

Court 2014 film review

Court 2014

Street singer in Mumbai is put on trial for the death of manhole worker, who went to work without proper protection. The prosecutor tries to prove that singer convinced worker to commit suicide.