Posts Tagged ‘1960s’
In its proper form, Sergio Leone's magnum opus becomes a masterpiece of haunting introspection, temporal misdirection, potent symbolism and unremitting power.
Disabuse yourself of the "automatic awards contender" notion, and simply enjoy this peppy, punchy, poignant and powerfully acted surprise from Tim Burton.
Based on true events, this inspiring tale of an Aboriginal girl group touring Vietnam could be saccharine but instead has winning soul.
This coming-of-age drama set in 1960's London should compel, but slow timing and low stakes make it a snoozer.
Despite great moments, "The Outsiders" feels like two movies awkwardly thrown together by an auteur who was adapting to being cowed by bankers and executives.
Nick's monthly look at films celebrating major anniversaries in 2013 begins with Robert De Niro's directorial debut — an emotionally complex coming-of-age tale.
An interesting premise is ruined by stale filmmaking and underwritten characters.
"Talk to Me" — which cranks the funk on a sister station to "Good Morning Vietnam" — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"A Serious Man" — in which the Coens sneer not at anyone, but everyone — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Get Smart" — another lame adaptation of a '60s series — continues Nick Rogers' weekly, alphabetical look back at the 52 worst films of 2000-2009.