Posts Tagged ‘1960s’
"Hidden Figures" earns its inspiration by understanding the hard-fought ways in which cultural perseverance factors into equations larger than any of us.
The best Kennedy film in 25 years fuels no conspiratorial fires but suggests our collective complicit collusion in stoking embers of the "rosy" Camelot era.
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.