Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
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RECENT MOVIE REVIEWS
 
Dreamscape - inside

Dreamscape (1984)

The fantasy/horror/sci-fi hybrid represented the crossing of the Rubicon in popular filmmaking, as PG-13 movies began to push the limits of violence and sex.
Death Race 2000 - inside

Death Race 2000 (1975)

The 1975 cult classic exists now mostly as a cheesy artifact that nevertheless influenced later films.

Hobson's Choice - inside

Hobson’s Choice (1954)

A smart and sly romantic comedy that showcases the war between the sexes, "Hobson's Choice" is David Lean in his pre-epic phase.
Gregory's Girl - inside

Gregory’s Girl (1980)

Bill Forsyth's breakout film is a romantic comedy in which the characters don't behave for the camera, but simply exist and are observed.

Raiders of the Seven Seas - inside

Raiders of the Seven Seas (1953)

A prototypical piece of mid-century low-budget spectacle, "Raiders of the Seven Seas" isn't a bad film, just a cheap one.
Goodbye Mr. Chips - inside

Goodbye, Mr. Chips

A musical romantic drama that departs greatly from the James Hilton novella, "Goodbye, Mr. Chips" boasts one of Peter O'Toole's best turns.