Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
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.
Popcorn entertainment fused with philosophy, "The Matrix" is one of the best films of the '90s and a prophecy for the world today.
Largely forgotten, this grim 1966 Western actioner helped make Lee Marvin a star and earned three Oscar nominations.