Reeling Backward
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
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Reeling Backward: ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’

This fast-paced British romp still ranks as one of the funniest films ever made.
The Agony and the Ecastasy - featured

The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)

A surprisingly effective piece of old-school Hollywood "Great Man" mythologizing, with Charlton Heston and Rex Harrison reining in their hammy personas.

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Reeling Backward: ‘Roman Holiday’

Audrey Hepburn is absolutely delightful in her screen debut.
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Buried Treasures: Catch-22

Mike Nichols' brilliant adaptation of Joseph Heller’s caustic novel still ranks as perhaps the best dark comedy of all time.

The Driver - featured

The Driver (1978)

Walter Hill's second directorial film helped end Ryan O'Neal's career & stunted Isabelle Adjani's but its stylistic influence on films like "Drive" is obvious.
Up the River - featured

Up the River (1930)

One of John Ford's earliest sound pictures, the jailbird comedy "Up the River" first introduced audiences to Humphrey Bogart and Spencer Tracy.

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Rebel Without A Cause

"Rebel Without a Cause" still holds up as one of the most important films of the 1950s.
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Buried Treasures: The Graduate

One of the most important American films ever, "The Graduate" still delights audiences.