Archive for September, 2015

172. The War of the Roses

Divorce is traumatic enough we hardly need to laugh at it. But this deliciously dark comedy brought career highs from all involved.

171. Three Days of the Condor

Adapting James Grady’s straight forward thriller, Sydney Pollack delivered a commentary on dehumanising institutions.

170. My Darling Clementine

John Ford made so many great westerns, he is synonymous with the genre. But that doesn’t mean he always got everything right.

169. Withnail and I

When a filmmaker enters the realm of autobiography, the result is all too often soaked in nostalgia. Bruce Robinson’s Withnail & I is fermented in fine wine.


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