Posts Tagged ‘classic film’
"Bad Company" is largely a forgotten film, but it marked the beginning of Jeff Bridges' acting a career and Robert Benton's behind the camera.
Sometimes movies just need time to mature before they're fully appreciated; the same goes for movie critics to appreciate them.
Arriving in the midst of Hollywood's haunted house heyday, "The Changeling" is the stodgy Canadian pretender that knows the words but not the music.
Underneath the iconography of Jane Russell's splayed bosom lies a grubby B-Western with ham-handed performances.
Though in most historical views "You Can't Take It With You" marked the pinnacle of Frank Capra's career, it's actually one of his lesser works, and a weak Best Picture winner.
Burt Lancaster turns from meek to wrathful in this taut adaptation of the Elmore Leonard Western. Even if he doesn't pass for Mexican.
This colorful 1973 romantic drama is most notable for its reversal of traditional gender roles.
A solid Western oater that's gotten a trifle puffed up in reputation over the years, "Ride the High Country" is still a worthy conveyance for two cowboy actors riding off into the sunset.