Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
A classic bit of mid-century horror cheese, with a few genuinely startling moments interrupted by long passages in which the characters explain the plot to each other.
A fun, romantic dash of a movie, "Born Yesterday" also has something to say and features one of the all-time iconic female comedic performances.
Known more for its length and sexual content than anything else, "1900" is a sprawling, flawed film that still constitutes a worthy cinematic experience.
Like the proverbial innocent man convicted of a crime he didn't commit, some great films get consigned to the worst punishment imaginable: being forgotten.
Andrew Jarecki's exploration of an infamous child molestation case is really about the concept of reality versus perception, the knowable and the confounding.
A classic example of mid-century ersatz Hollywood cheese, brazenly attempting to rip off a spectacularly successful film on the cheap.
The last of Roberto Rossellini's neorealist WWII trilogy explores the desolation of the defeated in post-war Berlin.
This WWII romance/adventure, twice nominated for an Academy Award, deserves more of a reputation than its current forgotten status.