Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
The film adaptation of George Plimpton's book offers an inside look at what happens when an everyman tries to impersonate an expert.
With its heavy-handed symbolism and dippy character construction, "The Stranger" isn't one of the better films directed by Orson Welles.
Continuing his rumination on the metaphysics of the Pixar world of toys, Chris looks at love, politics, religion and death of Woody, Buzz & Co.
From life to death, from breath to dreams, the metaphysics of Pixar's "Toy Story" movies are a fascinating example of how films maintain their internal logic.
Though it wasn't the film to do it, "Malta Story" helped Alec Guinness on his thespian's journey from "funny little man" to dramatic lead.
A reliably entertaining knockoff of "The Adventures of Robin Hood," with a merry band of outlaws giving it to the corrupt landlord in 1800s Australia.
It earned a slew of Oscar nominations, but "Watch on the Rhine" defied expectations — in a bad way.
If there's a greater actor in a better role than Paul Newman in "The Verdict," I haven't met it.