Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
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.
With three Oscar nominations it did not deserve, "The Stunt Man" is a confused diatribe against ... something.
Samuel Fuller's semi-autobiographical film about a squad of soldiers surviving World War II is a gritty and offbeat take on the genre.
This largely forgotten but seminal 1983 prisoner drama launched Sean Penn's career as a serious actor.
Larry Clark's lurid depiction of a real-life murder of a bullying teen by his friends teases rather than teaches us.
The iconic buddy weepie contains some splendid acting for a TV movie, but the storytelling hasn't held up well with the years.
A good, though not great, Western, "Hondo" nonetheless stands out from other movies of its era.