Posts Tagged ‘classic film’
Two-Lane Blacktop - featured

Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)

There is a purity to "Two-Lane Blacktop" that grabs you like fat tires gripping a hot asphalt road.
Hell Is For Heroes - featured

Hell Is For Heroes (1962)

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.

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia - featured

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)

This weird, glorious and brutal south-of-the-border saga is not Sam Peckinpah's greatest film, but it is his most quintessential one.
A Thousand Clowns - featured

A Thousand Clowns (1965)

Sometimes it's a shame when films nominated for the Best Picture Oscar get forgotten. Other times, it's deserved.

Time Limit - featured

Time Limit (1957)

A well-intentioned military drama that wears its emotions too openly, "Time Limit" was Karl Malden's only effort in the director's chair.
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness - inside

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)

This romantic drama features the incomparable Ingrid Bergman, and also plenty of old-school Hollywood BS.

Walkabout - inside

Walkabout (1971)

Often described as one of the most beautiful films ever made, though I couldn't completely forgive "Walkabout" for violating its own emotional integrity.
The Black Sleep - lede

The Black Sleep (1956)

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.