Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
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.

Women in Love - featured

Women in Love (1969)

The biggest problem with the horribly dated "Women in Love" is that it pushes the female characters off to the side.

Reeling Backward: Nashville

Nothing could prepare viewers for “Nashville.” Robert Altman didn’t skewer or revise any film discipline. He invented his own. And the result was pure magic.

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.