Posts Tagged ‘Reeling Backward’
"Action in the North Atlantic" is a seemingly run-of-the-mill bit of WWII wartime propaganda, set apart by its grim tone and outstanding naval action.
Sort of the antithesis of "Bull Durham," "Major League" is a jock's jock movie featuring distinctive characters, straightforward jokes and James Gammon.
The 1944 film noir is a movie with a distinctly pessimistic view of humanity that is photographed with an aching, shadowy beauty.
Oliver Stone's second feature film is a silly, scary, skeevy horror flick that touches a lot of erogenous zones for maturing minds.
An execrable piece of British horror most notable for the total lack of scares and utter impenetrability of its plot.
"Angel and the Badman" is regarded as one of the signature films in the John Wayne library, but it doesn't deserve to be.
Sometimes great things arrive unheralded — such as Denzel Washington's film debut in this throwback comedy that uses social ills as a springboard for yuks.
Entertaining and enlightening, "Bingo Long" shines a light on forgotten bits of histories of cinema, baseball and Indianapolis.