Posts Tagged ‘classic film’
There is a purity to "Two-Lane Blacktop" that grabs you like fat tires gripping a hot asphalt road.
A forgotten war picture that deserves a better place in the cinematic pantheon, "Hell Is For Heroes" features Steve McQueen at his surly anti-hero best.
This weird, glorious and brutal south-of-the-border saga is not Sam Peckinpah's greatest film, but it is his most quintessential one.
Sometimes it's a shame when films nominated for the Best Picture Oscar get forgotten. Other times, it's deserved.
A well-intentioned military drama that wears its emotions too openly, "Time Limit" was Karl Malden's only effort in the director's chair.
This romantic drama features the incomparable Ingrid Bergman, and also plenty of old-school Hollywood BS.
Often described as one of the most beautiful films ever made, though I couldn't completely forgive "Walkabout" for violating its own emotional integrity.
A classic bit of mid-century horror cheese, with a few genuinely startling moments interrupted by long passages in which the characters explain the plot to each other.