Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
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.
A well-meaning but occasionally awkward film, "Sergeant Rutledge" addressed many of the same themes of "To Kill a Mockingbird," with a standout turn by Woody Strode.
With its mix of old and new elements, particularly a potent infusion or eroticism, "The Legend of Hell House" stands at the divide of the horror genre.
Al Pacino's breakthrough role showcases an already fully formed screen presence in a dire depiction of drug addicts decades before "Kids" or "Trainspotting."
Dismissed as a gender-switch ripoff of "Stand By Me," this warmhearted drama hits all the appropriate warm-and-fuzzy notes.
This largely unremembered neo-Western features Gene Hackman as a protagonist who both upholds and eschews the traits of a conventional hero.