'Private Vices, Public Virtues' is primarily concerned with a vigorous repudiation of sociopolitical order and decorum.
In a country where the designation carried significant political and aesthetic wartime weight, 'One of Our Aircraft Is Missing' is populist British propaganda at its best.
If Strategic Air Command is anything, it is an impressively ardent love letter to military aviation.
The Quiet Man is a joyous and dazzling movie to behold, and a touching portrait of Ford’s endearing, and enduring, Irish heritage.
If The Hills Have Eyes emerges as disturbing as it does, it’s because the viewer is often left to fill in the graphic blanks.
Pop culture may have worn away some of 'Carrie'’s concluding shock, but the realization of its stylized, tragic, and destructive final sequence remains effectively engaging.
This is just the kind of Jess Franco movie one hopes for. Almost a genre unto himself, he fills 'Daughter of Dracula' with his own personal compilation of recurring traits.
Not surprisingly for a Fuller film, many of the best sequences in Fixed Bayonets! showcase aspects of the endeavor in formally impressive fashion.
Released in 1954, 'Johnny Guitar' might be the most unusual Western ever made. It’s certainly one of the best.
Tenebrae is an archetypal giallo, one of the very best from its often-neglected director.
'3 Bad Men' may ultimately be John Ford’s best surviving silent movie.
'The Spiders' is is a grand adventure, impressively realized by a master filmmaker, with historical and practical realism left by the wayside.