Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
"Gentleman Jim" is a Hollywood-hooey depiction of the iconic fighter, with decent boxing scenes and a wearying romance.
This 1954 British WWII romance/adventure contains two admirable halves that never quite mesh together.
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" 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.