Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
Hell Is For Heroes - featured

Hell Is For Heroes (1962)

A forgotten war picture that deserves a better place in the cinematic pantheon, "Hell Is For Heroes" features Steve McQueen at his surly anti-hero best.
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia - featured

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)

This weird, glorious and brutal south-of-the-border saga is not Sam Peckinpah's greatest film, but it is his most quintessential one.

A Thousand Clowns - featured

A Thousand Clowns (1965)

Sometimes it's a shame when films nominated for the Best Picture Oscar get forgotten. Other times, it's deserved.
Women in Love - featured

Women in Love (1969)

The biggest problem with the horribly dated "Women in Love" is that it pushes the female characters off to the side.

Nashville-Ronee-Blakley

Reeling Backward: Nashville

Nothing could prepare viewers for “Nashville.” Robert Altman didn’t skewer or revise any film discipline. He invented his own. And the result was pure magic.
Time Limit - featured

Time Limit (1957)

A well-intentioned military drama that wears its emotions too openly, "Time Limit" was Karl Malden's only effort in the director's chair.

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness - inside

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)

This romantic drama features the incomparable Ingrid Bergman, and also plenty of old-school Hollywood BS.
Walkabout - inside

Walkabout (1971)

Often described as one of the most beautiful films ever made, though I couldn't completely forgive "Walkabout" for violating its own emotional integrity.