Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
What do you do after blowing up the Western genre? If you're Sam Peckinpah, you make the silly — yet slyly consequential — "The Ballad of Cable Hogue."
The low-budget musical comedy from the house of Roger Corman is fun and frothy in a dimwitted sort of way.
An aggressively bad action-adventure film, "The Wild Geese" lionizes the mercenaries who so often played the cinematic heavies.
This 1940 Western about the famed frontiersman is amiable, formulaic and dumb as a desert-baked brick.
An odd mish-mash of whodunit, romance, potboiler and WWII drama, "Cottage to Let" shows its stage roots — badly.
A moody minor masterpiece, "Thief" is a probing character study disguising itself as a heist flick.
The "perfect date movie" is a little bit spy thriller, little bit screwball comedy and a whole lot romantic.
Though I was expecting something harder-edged, this cheeky British crime caper features Jack Hawkins in a rare leading role.