Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
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.
We can thank "Street Smart" for helping launch Morgan Freeman's brilliant career, but it's otherwise a psychological thriller of little consequence.
Curiously flat and dry, Francois Truffaut's adaptation of Ray Bradbury's seminal novel never brings the human story to a boil.
A top-notch film noir, "Kansas City Confidential" wasn't afraid to break the mold of what a crime story could be in 1952.
"The Champ" may be a weepie, but it's a damn fine one — with a performance from Ricky Schroder that becomes the crownbearer for Best Child Acting Ever.
Despite being a war movie with no combat, "The Gallant Hours" is an effective rumination on the loneliness of high command.
This spaghetti Western, Henry Fonda's last stint in the saddle, is a jaunty comic journey about old and young gunmen, with a terrific score by Ennio Morricone.