Posts Tagged ‘classic film’
Regarded as a film noir classic (with Raymond Chandler's first script), "The Blue Dahlia" is a dull mishmash of phone calls and anticlimactic confrontations.
A lonesome, whistling ode to the Western genre without a single extraneous note.
A well-made but schizophrenic film that marked the end of Gary Cooper's film acting career, the peak of Charlton Heston's and the beginning for Richard Harris.
Dismissed in its day for an epic approach to a tragic love triangle, "Ryan's Daughter" has been rightfully revived as a seminal work in David Lean's oeuvre.
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.