Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
The stimulating documentary about a $5 painting that might be a Jackson Pollock and the art world that is compelled to deny it.
An insipid romance/fantasy that marks the nadir of the time-travel obsession of the 1970s and '80s.
After a boring first act, "Objective, Burma!" morphs into a gritty, realistic drama showing what it was really like to be a G.I. dogface in the Pacific theater.
If time hasn't exactly turned around the reputation of the little-regarded sequel, it reveals a reasonably entertaining film brought down by a case of the lazies.
Chris examines "Seabiscuit," the book and the movie, to see how a written work gets translated to the screen.
Based on a little-known but thrilling bit of naval history, "Under Ten Flags" isn't nearly as good as its premise demands.
Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece about a lawless samurai was both influenced by, and gave cues, to American Westerns. But Chris argues that it's actually a comedy.
A great-looking adaptation of Daniel Defoe's classic novel about a castaway, but it doesn't translate to modern audiences.