Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
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RECENT MOVIE REVIEWS
 
Flat Top - inside

Flat Top (1952)

Emblematic of everything bad about its cinematic era, "Flat Top" crash-lands into mediocrity and predictability.
Gentleman Jim - inside

Gentleman Jim (1942)

"Gentleman Jim" is a Hollywood-hooey depiction of the iconic fighter, with decent boxing scenes and a wearying romance.

The Purple Plain - inside

The Purple Plain (1954)

This 1954 British WWII romance/adventure contains two admirable halves that never quite mesh together.
Where Eagles Dare - inside

Where Eagles Dare (1968)

One of the most bone-headed and turgid spy thrillers you're apt to see, containing a few neat stunts and the exceedingly rare quintuple-cross plot device.

The Warriors - inside

The Warriors (1979)

"The Warriors" exists in a quavery dimension between silliness and sobriety that is largely impenetrable.
The Man Who Never Was - inside

The Man Who Never Was (1956)

"The Man Who Never Was" is a smartly told heist story folded into a World War II movie.