Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
Beyond the Time Barrier - inside

Beyond the Time Barrier (1960)

"Beyond the Time Barrier" is a prime example of low-budget mid-century cheese. It can only be enjoyed ironically.
Slap Shot - inside

Slap Shot (1977)

Often called one of the greatest sports comedies of all time, "Slap Shot" is the rare movie that is contemptuous of the modern state of its sport.

The Wraith - inside

The Wraith (1986)

A strange and silly slice of Hollywood cheese, "The Wraith" is what happens when a neat idea gets run over by the '80s.
The Man with the Golden Arm - inside

The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)

A daring and bleak depiction of drug addiction and descent, "The Man with the Golden Arm" is the sort of movie that can end on a sour note but still seem hopeful.

The Misfits - inside

The Misfits (1961)

"The Misfits" is a glorious, brave portrait of imperfect people yearning for freedom and respect, but trapped in cages of their own crafting.
Rocky Mountain - inside

Rocky Mountain (1950)

Ploddingly plotted and indifferently acted, "Rocky Mountain" was no feather in the cap for Errol Flynn or his "Robin Hood" partner William Keighley.