Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
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RECENT MOVIE REVIEWS
 
Sink the Bismarck - inside

Sink the Bismarck! (1960)

This well-done World War II film takes an almost documentary-like look at the battle to destroy the mighty German warship.
The Enchanted Cottage - inside

The Enchanted Cottage (1945)

It might have been another mushy midcentury romance if not for the way "The Enchanted Cottage" focuses on the disfigurement of WWII soldiers.

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.