Posts Tagged ‘classic film’
Can a film still be a masterpiece while remaining intrinsically flawed? If so, "The Natural" comes as close as it gets.
William Holden's screen debut has a predictably mushy romantic plot, but the vivid characters, emotive acting and smart dialogue carry the day.
The great life of Gen. George S. Patton deserved a final chapter on film, but had to settle for this made-for-TV version.
"Cabaret" is many things, not the least of which is the answer to a question sure to stump friends on trivia night.
"Action in the North Atlantic" is a seemingly run-of-the-mill bit of WWII wartime propaganda, set apart by its grim tone and outstanding naval action.
Sort of the antithesis of "Bull Durham," "Major League" is a jock's jock movie featuring distinctive characters, straightforward jokes and James Gammon.
The 1944 film noir is a movie with a distinctly pessimistic view of humanity that is photographed with an aching, shadowy beauty.
Oliver Stone's second feature film is a silly, scary, skeevy horror flick that touches a lot of erogenous zones for maturing minds.