Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
Based on a trumped-up story that Hollywood trumped one further, "The Wild One" was a spectacularly influential film without being a particularly good one.
Mountain climbing is foolhardy and a worthless endeavor, but it does make for some beautiful adventure films.
The 1974 loopy cult classic is known as a stoner flick, but writer/director John Boorman actually has some profound things to say amidst the silliness.
Ken Follett's giddy page-turner is adapted into a listless and dull film, part chase picture and part mushy romance.
Even as a schmaltzy low-budget military/sci-fi mashup, "The Final Countdown" feels cheap and lazy.
The 1970 biopic tries too hard to turn Oliver Cromwell and King Charles I of England into antagonists.
Marlon Brando, Fred Zinnemann and Carl Foreman were all in the early part of their careers in "The Men," a flawed but promising drama about paralyzed soldiers.
René Clément's long-lost World War II gem takes us aboard a submarine for a harrowing psychological journey with Nazis.