Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
"The Warriors" exists in a quavery dimension between silliness and sobriety that is largely impenetrable.
"The Man Who Never Was" is a smartly told heist story folded into a World War II movie.
A tremendous adaptation of the Herman Melville drama whose singular Academy Award nomination feels like a great oversight.
This 1969 World War II drama is a product of its time, in which souring American attitudes about Vietnam were reflected in movies about previous conflicts.
Dismissed unfairly as "the Clinton movie" back in 1998, "Primary Colors" emerges after a decade-and-a-half as a top-shelf political drama.
This forgotten and criminally underrated Western from 1980 is notable for its stylized violence and terse, organic characterizations.
Ozu's 1953 family drama, often near or even at the top of lists of the greatest films of all time, is a major letdown.
Marlon Brando's Rio is a deviation from the classic Western protagonist, in that he's a man of action who often isn't sure how to act.