Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
Wolfgang Petersen's brilliant 1981 war epic put the audience in the seat of a German submarine crew for a haunting, unforgettable cinematic journey.
More breathless than charming, Preston Sturges' "The Lady Eve" is most notable in how the woman always dominates her man.
A nice-looking spy thriller with Marlon Brando in a sly role, "Morituri" sinks under the waves with its creaky, disoriented plot.
A forgotten minor masterpiece, "King Rat" diverges sharply from other prisoner of war dramas.
Humphrey Bogart's final film underscored his unique, brooding charisma as one of cinema's most unlikely stars.
Despite its hammy acting and spotty plotting, this early example of film noir set the bar for crime procedurals for decades to come.
Though its reputation hasn't quite survived as well as it deserved, "Magic" remains a creepy, effective proto-horror film.
The lovely, ruminating look at trying to recapture lightning in a bottle forms the middle leg of Richard Linklater's romantic-drama trilogy.