Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
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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.
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The Betrayal (1957)

The tale of a blind man on a revenge quest, "The Betrayal" earns points for making a handicapped character its hero ... then loses them for its ham-fisted detective plot.

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8mm (1999)

This criminally underrated film is the kind of thriller Hitchcock would have made if he were around in the '90s.
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Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

Unfairly maligned because of its Best Picture Oscar win, "Around the World in 80 Days" is enjoyable spectacle for its own sake.

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The Eiger Sanction (1975)

I'm just glad Clint Eastwood survived the early tawdry portion of his directing career -- epitomized by the awful spy thriller "The Eiger Sanction."
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Zombi 2 (1979)

Lucio Fulci's unintentionally hilarious zombie flick shows why he was known as the international "King of Gore."

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)

While certainly entertaining, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" seems now less a groundbreaking film and more a minor way station on the way to grander animated ambitions.
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Von Richthofen and Brown (1971)

Roger Corman's penultimate film as a director is one of his most ambitious, a fictional take on the Red Baron and the unheralded pilot who killed him (maybe).