Posts Tagged ‘1970s’
"The Nice Guys" is a wall-to-wall-funny action-comedy, a great refinement of director/writer Shane Black's style and one of this summer's best.
Although this biopic is mostly engaging, the truth of Christopher Boyce and Andrew Daulton Lee's lives may be stranger and stronger than its historical fiction.
Writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's witty, wise and ambitious film falls just shy of stoned immaculate, but comes awfully, and entertainingly, close.
"Undercover Brother" — better as a blaxploitation spoof than as silly-spy shtick — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Remember the Titans" — a smart, stirring sports film with only one hokey Hail Mary — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
It didn't play in America but this coming-of-age film really should have. It's probably because of those unknowns like Ralph Fiennes and Ricky Gervais.
"Frost/Nixon" — a piece of history repurposed as commentary on TV's power — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.