Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
Das Boot - inside

Das Boot (1981)

Wolfgang Petersen's brilliant 1981 war epic put the audience in the seat of a German submarine crew for a haunting, unforgettable cinematic journey.
The Lady Eve - inside

The Lady Eve (1941)

More breathless than charming, Preston Sturges' "The Lady Eve" is most notable in how the woman always dominates her man.

Morituri - inside

Morituri (1965)

A nice-looking spy thriller with Marlon Brando in a sly role, "Morituri" sinks under the waves with its creaky, disoriented plot.
King Rat - inside

King Rat (1965)

A forgotten minor masterpiece, "King Rat" diverges sharply from other prisoner of war dramas.

The Harder They Fall - inside

The Harder They Fall (1956)

Humphrey Bogart's final film underscored his unique, brooding charisma as one of cinema's most unlikely stars.
The Naked City - inside

The Naked City (1948)

Despite its hammy acting and spotty plotting, this early example of film noir set the bar for crime procedurals for decades to come.

Magic - inside

Magic (1978)

Though its reputation hasn't quite survived as well as it deserved, "Magic" remains a creepy, effective proto-horror film.
Before Sunset - inside

Before Sunset (2004)

The lovely, ruminating look at trying to recapture lightning in a bottle forms the middle leg of Richard Linklater's romantic-drama trilogy.