Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
The 1975 cult classic exists now mostly as a cheesy artifact that nevertheless influenced later films.
A smart and sly romantic comedy that showcases the war between the sexes, "Hobson's Choice" is David Lean in his pre-epic phase.
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.
A prototypical piece of mid-century low-budget spectacle, "Raiders of the Seven Seas" isn't a bad film, just a cheap one.
A musical romantic drama that departs greatly from the James Hilton novella, "Goodbye, Mr. Chips" boasts one of Peter O'Toole's best turns.
This mid-century bit of romantic drama includes an espionage angle with Virginia McKenna as a real-life British/French WWII spy.
Part of Hollywood's ever-so-brief flirtation with counter-culture ideas and stories, "Silent Running" exists mostly as an influencer of later, better sci-fi.
This caper comedy from 1972 features a lot of neat setups, nerve-wracking heists and clever dialogue.