Posts Tagged ‘1970s’
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.
"The Box" wants to be a morality play but can't seem to squeak past pedestrian paranoid conspiracy thriller.