CineVue

Film reviews and more

Day: 12 March 2018

#Guest Post

Banking on a box office hit

There was a time when betting sites would only take punts related to the most popular sports like football, horse-racing and boxing. Today, betting now covers a number of niches and industries, and it seems that there’s a betting market for almost everything you could ever think of. You want to bet on […]

#Christopher Machell #Reviews

DVD Review: The Barefoot Contessa

★★★★☆ At the funeral of Hollywood ingenue Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner), the mourners recall their time with her. Among them are world-weary director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart), slimy studio shill Oscar Muldoon (Edmond O’Brien) and amoral socialite Alberto Bravano (Marius Goring). Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s The Barefoot Contessa is at once a deeply satirical depiction […]