Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
Ingmar Bergman's 1957 masterpiece remains an exhilarating exploration of the silence between man and God.
This low-budget 1939 adventure starring Lucille Ball, Chester Morris and John Carradine set the standard for decades of disaster flicks.
James Cameron's suspenseful follow-up to Ridley Scott's atmospheric horror-film-in-space remains the perfect summer movie.
The movie about the most horrifying crime in Indianapolis history drew some infamy of its own.
Though a worthy effort, the 1935 version of "Les Misérables" is a ghostly shadow of a great story, whispered over a tremendous distance.
Boaz Yakin's sophomore film stars Renee Zellweger as a young Hasidic Jew woman constrained by her arranged marriage.
Visually sumptuous, Jean Cocteau's "Beauty and the Beast" clearly influenced the Disney animated version.
Before "The Third Man," Carol Reed directed this film noir-ish thriller starring James Mason as an IRA chief on the run.
Steven Spielberg's first feature film launched the career of arguably the most successful modern director.
This stolid Korean War drama about Navy pilots lends insight into the changing cinematic depiction of war after 1945.
This 1964 adaptation of the award-winning play crackles with smart dialogue performed by two actors at their peak.
Werner Herzog's hallucinatory film about a Spanish expedition in search of gold remains a mesmerizing tone poem.
He went on to make two more unmemorable movies, but most consider "Limelight" to be Charlie Chaplin's swan song.