Reeling Backward
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976)

Entertaining and enlightening, "Bingo Long" shines a light on forgotten bits of histories of cinema, baseball and Indianapolis.

Barbarella (1968)

Part sex tourism, part futurist plaything and a whole lot inept craftsmanship, "Barbarella" is one of those films that became important without being any good.

Buried Treasures: Head

This wild, hallucinatory drug-trip of a movie features the Monkees trashing their clean-cut image.

The Sundowners (1960)

Part Australian outback travelogue, part adventure story and part family dramaturgy, "The Sundowners" is a largely forgotten classic worth revisiting.

Chuck & Buck (2000)

At once disturbing, funny and fascinating, "Chuck & Buck" is exactly the sort of movie people make at the training grounds of their careers.

Buried Treasures: ‘The Last Seduction’

This is an ambitious picture – one that is equal parts satisfying and frightening.

Broken Lance (1954)

This would-be epic Western just doesn't have the narrative heft and distinctive characters to be more than a serviceable tale of squabbling fathers and sons.

Cheyenne Autumn (1964)

John Ford's final Western, an elegy for the American Indian and an apology for his role in their depiction as savages, is discordant and dull.