Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
A movie about a vexing mystery that cares not a whit about solving it; rather, it's a dreamy contemplation of the power of the puzzle itself.
This forgotten anti-war film is thematically similar to Stanley Kubrick's "Paths of Glory," and stands out for its beautifully bleak photography.
A war picture in which you barely get any glimpse of war, "Angels One Five" is a subpar British WWII drama.
Despite frequent jokes about its authorship, "Good Will Hunting" remains one of the most vibrant, original screenplays of the 1990s.
Peter Weir's eerily prescient take on the invasive nature of media made good use of Jim Carrey's early manic comic persona.
This ill-conceived comedy renders the greatest conflict in the history of mankind into a slamming-doors farce with gushy romance and cartoon villains.
"Eyes Without a Face" is revered as a seminal bit of proto-horror, but not by me.
Despite its impressive pedigree and recent restoration, "Hangmen Also Die!" works better as a piece of WWII propaganda than as a coherent film.